|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 28, 2014|
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
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:
North Carolina General Statute 143-59 (Preference given to North Carolina products and citizens, and articles manufactured by State agencies; reciprocal preferences) and Executive Order 50 (ENHANCED PURCHASING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NORTH CAROLINA BUSINESSES) give preference to North Carolina products and businesses whenever practicable. GS 143-59 also establishes preferential pricing for local goods on state contracts.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
Executive Order 50 is found at:
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