|Submission Date||Sept. 13, 2019|
IN-34: Spend Analysis
Institution has conducted a spend analysis to assess the sustainability impacts of its purchasing across commodity categories and identified and prioritized opportunities for improvement. Examples include supply-chain carbon footprint analysis and related methodologies that address the environmental, social, and economic performance of the institution’s products and suppliers.
The analysis covers at least 25 percent of the institution’s total expenditures and has been conducted or updated during the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution that meets the criteria.
An institution earns 0.5 bonus points when 50 percent or more of its expenditures have been subject to a sustainability-related spend analysis. Partial points are available. An institution for which at least 25, but less than 50, percent of expenditures have been subject to a sustainability-related spend analysis earns 0.25 points.
Report initiatives and results from within the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.