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Units/Volume Purchased from Supplier Organizations: Local (PI8418)

Units/volume purchased from local organizations that sold to the reporting organization during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit Referenced within Metric Definition
Metric type
Flow
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Units/Volume Purchased from Supplier Organizations: Local (PI8418). v4.0.

Footnote

Organizations should footnote their definition of "local" and all assumptions used. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Individual organizations' definitions of "local" will depend on their business model and impact objective. For example, if the purpose is economic development, "local" may be defined within geo-political boundaries. If the focus is around reducing emissions, then "local" may be defined based on specific distance factors.
  • Organizations that purchase different types of products/services should consider reporting against each type of different product/service separately.
  • Organizations may wish to use this metric in conjunction with Supplier Organizations: Local (PI6385).