Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.04
Liaison Thomas Adams
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

National University of Ireland, Galway
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.78 / 1.00 Alan Lambe
Head of Compliance
Office of the Chief Operating Officer
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
2,044,153 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
1,597,257 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
0 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
0 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

This data is from a detailed product code report of all NUI Galway purchases for the year 2019, the time period being 1st Jan 2019 to 31st December 2019. The document is attached.


Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
78.14

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

2019 Procurement data: GROSVENOR CLEANING SERVICES LTD is NUI Galway's main cleaning contractor and they have a section on their website dedicated to corporate social responsibility and sustainability. As this contract comes up as a service payment in the procurement data, there is no separation between cleaning products and janitorial paper products. Therefore the cleaning products figure accounts for all cleaning services procured in 2019. -
https://grosvenorservices.com/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility/

NUGENT SAFETY LTD is our second largest cleaning supplier and they do not have any green certification on their website.

APLEONA HSG LIMITED is our third largest cleaning supplier, who have a sustainability report and corporate social responsibility report: https://ie-hsg.apleona.com/

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