|Submission Date||Jan. 31, 2011|
St. John's University, New York
Tier2-2: Local Businesses
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:
St. John’s University is committed to assisting minority, women-owned and local business enterprises (M/W/LBE’s) in their long-term growth and development, thereby enhancing the economic stability and vitality of the community it serves through its student body. This commitment is rooted in our tradition as a Vincentian University dedicated to promoting the core values of truth, love, respect,
opportunity, excellence and service within the University and in our relationships with the community at large. It also serves to complement the University’s Diversity Initiative, which seeks to identify and address personal, institutional and social injustice.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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