|Submission Date||March 2, 2018|
Virginia Commonwealth University
IN-13: Spend Analysis
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
Institution has conducted a comprehensive spend analysis to assess the sustainability impacts of its purchasing across all significant commodity categories and identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement. Examples include supply-chain carbon footprint analysis and related methodologies that address the environmental, social, and economic performance of the institution’s products and suppliers.
The analysis has been conducted or updated during the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.
Report initiatives and results from within the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.
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.