Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.47
Liaison Debbie Andres
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

San Jose State University
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.37 / 1.00 Valorie Gale
Director Acquisition Management
Contract and Purchasing Services
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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:
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The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

State of California and the CSU requires agencies/campuses to give preference to businesses that are certified as small business or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE). This policy and further explanation can be found in SJSU's Contracting & Procurement Guidelines in the section titled "Contracting with DVBE, Small Businesses, Target Areas, and Enterprise Zones." The General Provisions that are included with all contracts outline the Chancellor's Office reporting requirements for DVBE and small business participation.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
Yes

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
3.87

The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:

San Jose State University Contracting & Procurement Guidelines, rev. 11/7/12

http://www.calstate.edu/csp/crl/gp/gp.shtml:
CSU General Provisions of Goods, rev. 10/15/2014
CSU General Provisions for Service Acquisitions, rev. 10/15/2014
CSU General Provisions for Information Technology Acquisitions, rev. 10/15/2014
CSU General Provisions for Maintenance Tasks (Facilities Maintenance), rev. 8/1/2014

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