All products and services that will facilitate the reduction of the university’s environmental footprint and enhance its abilit to meet all 2050 sustainability vision goals.

What we are looking for:
Open to discussing the purchase of any produce or service capable of reducing total supply chain cost, carbon footprint, energy use, or emissions. Also interesting in solution or services that lower overall petroleum consumption in vehicle fleet, power generation, or that will reduce Emory’s total waste stream, improve its ability recycle a higher percentage of electronic and construction waste.

Product or Services:
  • Building Materials/Supplies
  • Certification Services
  • Consulting/Professional Services
  • Energy Generation
  • Energy Saving
  • Food & Beverage Products
  • Fuels
  • Furnishings
  • IT Hardware
  • Office Supplies
  • Sanitation Services
  • Spend Analysis
  • Training Services
  • Transportation Services

Sustainability Performance Goals:
In accordance with Emory's 2011 Climate Action Plan, Emory's goal is to reduce 20 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, 36 percent by 2036, and 50 percent by 2050. Emory University does not currently have any holdings in public companies producing fossil fuels through funds managed directly or managed for us by investment managers, based on information compiled and maintained by Fossil Free Indexes. Emory also holds investments in sustainable businesses and businesses with exemplary sustainability performance.

Social dimensions of sustainability:
Emory's 2015-2025 vision aims to support and extend efforts for social equity and economic opportunity by connecting sustainability strategic goals with recommendations of Class and Diversity Committee, in order to enhance access for all students and staff, regardless of means, to the full benefits of the Emory experience. This includes promoting universal design and continuing progress towards disability awareness and accessibility for all buildings, campus transit systems and Emory programs.

Emory's vision is to develop a model for healthy living on campus that can translate to communities around the globe. As a catalyst for sustainability in our the immediate community, for the region, and beyond. Emory's sustainability initiatives on campus hope to set an example for an ethical approach to creating a healthy and productive place to live, learn, and work.

Primary Contact

Rex Hardaway
Director
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