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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.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.19
Liaison Ali Dutton
Submission Date May 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Florida International University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 1.00 Alexandra Dutton
Program Manager
Office of University Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase computers and/or other electronic products that are EPEAT registered or meet similar multi-criteria sustainability standards for electronic products?:
Yes

A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
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The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :

Florida Climate Friendly Preferred Products List
To increase the visibility and purchase of environmentally preferable products (EPPs) that are available on current Florida State Term Contracts, this Excel spreadsheet (found using the link below) lists over 10,000 products that current state term contract vendors have indicated meet one or more of the Florida approved green product labels / standards. Government purchasers are encouraged to use this list to find potential green products that may meet their agency's needs.

http://www.dms.myflorida.com/business_operations/state_purchasing/vendor_information/state_contracts_and_agreements/florida_climate_friendly_preferred_products_list


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

The FIU Purchasing Services' mission is to provide the procurement solutions that are appropriate for every circumstance and to facilitate within the applicable state, federal, and University rules, regulations and procedures, each department/college’s unique mission within the University community. Purchasing Services is committed to the accomplishment of this mission while acting responsibly to protect the assets and vital business interest of the university.

http://finance.fiu.edu/purchasing/


Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Yes

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Bronze 0 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 50,125.01 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Gold 315,258.82 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
703,522.72 US/Canadian $

The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:

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.