Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Alexis Reyes
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Pomona College
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jennifer Schmidt
SIO Staff
Sustainability Integration Office
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
Yes

A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

See the Purchasing section (beginning p. 41), especially the Goals and Objectives. One of the goals of the purchasing policy is the "consideration of economic, social, environmental, and ethical aspects of all products and services," and one of the objectives is to identify and select preferred providers based on "Reduced resource use during manufacturing and use; Location of production (distance traveled by product materials and final product); and Social and environmental track record of producer."


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
No

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:
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