|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
Tier2-2: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Business Operations Services
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:
The New School strives to include local businesses (within 150 miles where feasible) in its vendor base and encourages local vendors to seek relationships with the institution. Goods and services are generally sourced locally when available.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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