66%IUPUI purchases from local business
11.44%IUPUI purchases from women or minority-owned businesses
Green cleaners50% of the cleaners purchased by IUPUI are Green Seal Certified, including all hand soaps. This effort is part of IUPUI's larger Healthy High Performance Cleaning program, which is designed to make campus buildings safer, healthier, and cleaner.
IU's sustainable purchasing policy prohibits the procurement of products sourced from old growth forests, including paper. The use of post-consumer recycled paper is encouraged when appropriate.
Of the paper purchased by IUPUI, ~10% has some degree of recycled content.
Indiana University's sustainable purchasing policy requires all new electronics purchased by the university be Energy Star certified or EPEAT rated whenever possible or practical.
This policy reinforces the university's commitment to reducing energy consumption and the costs associated with it.