|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||March 14, 2016|
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners
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How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards?:
How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum standards governing employee wages, benefits, working conditions and rights?:
A copy of the policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
The policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
Sodexo, the university's dining services contractor is required to utilize sustainable practices in acquisition of locally grown food where possible, waste management, and water conservation. They are also required to pay a living wage to front line employees.
RC Matthews, general contractor is required to recycle construction debris and build according to green building standards.
A brief description of programs and strategies institution has implemented to ensure that the guidelines are followed, including a brief description of instances when the guidelines have changed purchasing behavior, if applicable:
The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
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