Procurement Services: Social Sustainability 

  • ISU Procurement Services is working on developing a used equipment website that will allow students, faculty and staff to buy and sell items.
  • ISU Procurement Services won the National Purchasing Institute Excellence in Procurement Award for 15 straight years, recognizing excellence in public procurement through an evaluation of procurement efforts in areas of efficiency,¬† sustainability, thought leadership, and other best practice areas of procurement.
  • Procurement Services supports the sustainability of local businesses and producers by purchasing locally-produced and -provided products and services when it meets the economic and sustainability goals of the university .
  • Iowa State is committed to do business with suppliers who share concerns for, and commitment to, sustainable business practices. ISU requires suppliers to meet all applicable environmental rules, regulations and laws in the countries where they do business, as well as to consistently look for new and better ways to conserve resources, reduce waste and enhance the communities in which they operate.