As a land-grant institution, Auburn University readily accepts its role in helping to shape a better tomorrow for everyone. This responsibility has been clearly articulated in the university’s Sustainability Policy, reaffirmed in the strategic plan, and measured by our Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System performance.

Procurement plays a critical role in upholding these commitments and meeting our responsibilities both on campus and beyond. Auburn University understands the connections between what we buy, the quality of life humans experience, and the health of the planet we depend upon. As such, we have worked with campus stakeholders and our key suppliers to provide opportunities to act on our values and commitments.

PBS has partnered with the Office of Sustainability to provide additional guidance on how you can integrate sustainability into your purchasing practices. We encourage you to visit the Sustainable Purchasing webpage for more information on:

By keeping these university commitments and tips in mind when purchasing, you’ll be helping Auburn meet a range of goals while also contributing to a better tomorrow.