|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 1, 2011|
Saint John's University
Tier2-2: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
SJU Office Sustainability
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.:
A brief description of the program:
SJU does prefer to support local businesses in its purchasing decisions, not as a procedure of policy, but rather of accessibility. Intuitively, it saves the University money and time to purchase goods locally.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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