Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 88.59
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Irvine
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Snehal Bhatt
Chief Procurement Officer and Director of Risk Services
Purchasing and Risk Services
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Total annual expenditures on electronics:
2,288,018.01 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on environmentally or socially preferable electronics:
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Gold registered and/or third party certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 2,288,018.01 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver registered and/or third party certified at mid-level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Bronze registered and/or third party certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 0 US/Canadian $
Labeled under a single-attribute standard 0 US/Canadian $

Do the figures reported above include leased equipment?:

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

The above figure represent electronic purchases made in the 2020 calendar year, January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

UCI has a standard to purchase EPEAT Gold for computers, displays, thin clients, tablets/slates, televisions, and imaging equipment. These products use less energy, save money, and help protect the environment. View on the UCI Sustainable Purchasing website: https://procurement.uci.edu/strategic-initiatives/sustainable-purchasing.php

Website URL where information about the institution’s electronics purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Orders during the current reporting period represent computers and electronic peripherals purchased for research and/or administrative operations and are vetted through the Office of Information technology (OIT) or Central Procurement. All electronic purchases are EPEAT Gold rated Apple, Dell, or Hewlett Packard products.

The total annual expenditure reflects pandemic related trends for electronics purchasing.

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