Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Yale University
Tier2-2: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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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.:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

Through the University’s Buy New Haven program, which is dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of the City of New Haven, departments are encouraged to use suppliers located in the City of New Haven in the purchase of goods and services to the extent practical and economically feasible. Purchasing Services, in cooperation with the Office of New Haven and State Affairs, has identified several local suppliers of commonly purchased goods and services. These suppliers are designated as “BNH” in the University Buying Guide


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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