Sustainable Procurement

Policy Goals

  • 100% compliance with required level green spend criteria within three fiscal years of the addition of those products and/or categories to the Sustainable Procurement Guidelines.
  • 25% green spend as a total percentage of spend per product category; target to be reached within three fiscal years after a category is added to the guidelines.
  • 25% economically and socially responsible spend as a total percentage of addressable spend; target to be reached within five fiscal years of adoption of this section in the guidelines. 
  • Allocation of a minimum of 15% of the points utilized in solicitation evaluations to sustainability criteria.

 See UC's progress toward this goal in the Annual Report on Sustainable Practices