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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bid #1HJH1707
Invitation for Bid: Provide Verified Carbon Offsets
Award Info Published Thursday June 8, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: EcoAct Inc., New York, NY
Amount: An estimated $45,200
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 4
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 19, 2017
Amendment 4 is to change the date of bid opening to May 16, 2017.
This notice has been modified
Published Tuesday April 18, 2017
Amendment 3 is to answer vendor questions and attach revised sections 5 and 6 of the IFB document.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 17, 2017
Amendment 2 is to answer vendor questions.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday April 6, 2017
Amendment 1 is to answer vendor questions.
First published Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday May 16, 2017:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is requesting bids for verified carbon offsets on behalf of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (ISEE) as part of campus sustainability efforts under the Illinois Climate Action Plan. Preferences in favor of environmentally preferable supplies, recycled supplies, and resident bidders may apply. See sec. 2.2.3 of the IFB.

For additional information, contact:
Holly Highland
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-8258
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Stephen Rotello
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 1HJH1707Amendment1.pdf (39 KB)
  • 1HJH1707Amendment2.pdf (60 KB)
  • 1HJH1707Amendment3.pdf (53 KB)
  • 1HJH1707Amendment4.pdf (52 KB)
  • 1HJH1707CarbonOffsetsIFB.pdf (283 KB)
  • 1HJH1707revisedsections5-6.pdf (129 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • 1HJH1707BidTab.pdf (48 KB)