Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.29
Liaison Ezra Small
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Massachusetts Amherst
IN-2: Anchor Institution Network

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ezra Small
Sustainability Manager
Physical Plant
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A brief description of the institution’s participation in an external network of anchor institutions:
UMass Amherst is participating in a new initiative, the Western Mass Anchor Collaborative (WMAC), founded by the Western Mass Economic Development Council, which has established multi-year targets to increase local procurement opportunities from women- and minority-owned businesses and to propel hiring and career pathways for BIPOC and marginalized populations.

1. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/western-mass-economic-development-council--2e/
2. https://www.umass.edu/news/article/umass-participating-western-mass-anchor-collaborative
3. https://www.westernmassedc.com/

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