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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Corey Hawkey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Arizona State University
OP-10: Computer Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Betty Lombardo
Manager
University Sustainability Practices
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase EPEAT Silver or higher computers and monitors?:
Yes

The website URL where the EPEAT policy, directive, or guidelines are posted :
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed :

Purchasing Policy 210: Green Purchasing requires that desktop computers, notebooks, and monitors purchased must meet the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) environmental criteria designated as “gold” as contained in the IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products.

Departments follow this purchasing policy as they order computers through Arizona State University's e-commerce system from SciQuest. The Purchasing Department also does not authorize payment for non-compliant machines, including those purchased by individuals who request reimbursement.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT computers)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT Gold desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
5,703,390.62 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT Silver desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
4,713.63 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers and monitors :
5,714,128.33 US/Canadian $

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.