Apply sustainability to procurement by:
Adopting clear and transparent criteria so that full life cycle impacts will be considered in purchasing and contracting decisions
Reducing consumption of goods and reducing the impact of chemical usage
Providing training and necessary tools and resources to Procurement staff.
Progress to date:
- Implemented a student print management program in May 2008, resulting in a 33% reduction in college printing.
- Over 4 million pieces of paper saved annually due to double-sided printing on print/fax/copy hubs: