Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.70
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Colorado Boulder
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Jeff Darling
Staff Member
Procurement Service Center
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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?:

A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

The Procurement Service Center's (PSC) efforts in support of the Small Business Program include:
 Educating campus departments and Purchasing Agents on the SBP, providing them with potential small- and disadvantaged-vendor sources, and training them on the use of CCR/Pro-Net;
 Circulating small- and disadvantaged-company brochures, as applicable, to appropriate purchasing personnel, including campus department staff;
 Attending small- and disadvantaged-business fairs, trade shows, and seminars;
 Informing/reporting to various levels of CU management regarding the University's efforts in the SBP area;
 Receiving visits from small- and disadvantaged-business representatives;
 Encouraging small- and disadvantaged-businesses to register with BIDS and CCR/Pro-Net;
 Advising small- and disadvantaged-business officials about University procurement procedures; and,
 Monitoring applicable statutes and regulations to keep apprised of all relevant developments.

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

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

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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.