The intent of this Imperative is to support local communities and businesses, while minimizing transportation impacts.
The project must incorporate place-based solutions and contribute to the expansion of a regional economy rooted in sustainable practices, products, and services.
Manufacturer location for materials must adhere to the following restrictions:
- 20% or more of the materials construction budget must come from within 500 kilometers of construction site.37
- 30% of the total materials construction budget must come from within 1000 kilometers of the construction site or closer.
- An additional 25% of the materials construction budget must come from within 5000 kilometers of the construction site.
- The remaining 25% of materials may be sourced from any location.
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