Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Portland State University
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Stacey Balenger
Contracts Officer
Contracting and Procurement Services
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Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

Contracting and Procurement allow departments to site locality as an evaluation criteria for both goods and services.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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The Sustainaiblity Office and the Purchasing & Procurement are working on a formal Sustainable Procurement Policy.

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