Log In
  • AASHE-STARS

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

Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.59
Liaison Jeffrey Clark
Submission Date June 30, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Lawrence University
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Jeff Clark
Professor
Geology
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
No

A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
---

The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

We do not have any policies about inclusive or local purchasing.

All of our major purchases we put out to bid to 2 or more possible vendors and the lowest bid gets the order.

Whenever possible we do try to get the “green” packaging or bulk purchases to reduce packing materials.

Lawrence used a local company called Urban Evolutions when doing the Colman Residence Hall renovations.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
No

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
---

The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program 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.