Purchasing Focus Team
Cornell is using its purchasing power to help build a sustainable economy in areas such as recycled paper to energy star products...
The Purchasing Focus Team is one of the 10 President's Sustainable Campus Committee Focus Teams.
Each purchasing decision represents an opportunity to choose environmentally and socially preferable products and services and support companies with strong commitments to sustainability.
- Continue to work with R5 group and Dining groups to communicate contracts with sustainable suppliers.
- Increase awareness of paper buying on campus through workshops offered at annual vendor show.
- Promote the use of electronic invoices and Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments to suppliers to reduce the use of paper.
- Promote usage of Ecologo & Green Seal cleaning products.