|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 10, 2014|
University of Missouri, Kansas City
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing
|1.00 / 1.00||
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:
It is the policy of the University of Missouri to ensure full and equitable economic opportunities to persons and businesses that compete for business with the University. The University expects participation in contracts for goods and services by firms that are certified as Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE). This may either be by the primary contractor being a qualified M/WBE or by the utilization of M/WBE suppliers by the primary contractor. Contractors are required to make a "best effort" in support of the University's policy.
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:
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