Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.99
Liaison Marilyn Graham
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Brunswick Community College
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Santresa Culpeppers
Accountant/Purchasing Agent
Business Office
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Does the institution have and act on a vendor code of conduct or equivalent policy that sets expectations about the social and environmental responsibility of vendors with whom the institution does business?:

The website URL where the vendor code of conduct or equivalent policy is posted :
A copy of the vendor code of conduct or equivalent policy:

A brief description of programs and strategies institution has implemented to ensure the code is followed, including a brief description of instances when vendor code of conduct has changed purchasing behavior within the last five years, if applicable:

According to Brunswick Community College's Purchasing & Equipment Manual Approved by Brunswick County Board of Trustees 10/24/11, Effective: 10/24/11 [pages 37-40]

The following NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS(Contractual and Consultant Services) apply:

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS: The Contractor shall comply with all laws, ordinances, codes, rules, regulations, and licensing requirements that are applicable to the conduct of its business, including those of federal, state, and local agencies having jurisdiction and/or authority.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: The Contractor shall take affirmative action in complying with all Federal and State requirements concerning fair employment and employment of people with disabilities, and concerning the treatment of all employees without regard to discrimination by reason of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

GOVERNING LAW: This contract is made under and shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina.

INSURANCE: During the term of the contract, the Contractor at its sole cost and expense shall provide commercial insurance of such type and with such terms and limits as may be reasonably associated with the contract. As a minimum, the Contractor shall provide and maintain the following coverage and limits:

a) Worker’s Compensation - The Contractor shall provide and maintain Worker’s Compensation Insurance, as required by the laws of North Carolina, as well as employer’s liability coverage with minimum limits of $150,000.00, covering all of Contractor’s employees who are engaged in any work under the contract. If any work is subcontracted, the Contractor shall require the subcontractor to provide the same coverage for any of its employees engaged in any work under the contract.

b) Commercial General Liability - General Liability Coverage on a Comprehensive Broad Form on an occurrence basis in the minimum amount of $500,000.00 Combined Single Limit. (Defense cost shall be in excess of the limit of liability.

c) Automobile - Automobile Liability Insurance, to include liability coverage, covering all owned, hired and non-owned vehicles, used in connection with the contract. The minimum combined single limit shall be $150,000.00 bodily injury and property damage; $150,000.00 uninsured/under insured motorist; and $1,000.00 medical payment.

Providing and maintaining adequate insurance coverage is a material obligation of the Contractor and is of the essence of this contract. All such insurance shall meet all laws of the State of North Carolina. Such insurance coverage shall be obtained from companies that are authorized to provide such coverage and that are authorized by the Commissioner of Insurance to do business in North Carolina. The Contractor shall at all times comply with the terms of such insurance policies, and all requirements of the insurer under any such insurance policies, except as they may conflict with existing North Carolina laws or this contract. The limits of coverage under each insurance policy maintained by the contractor shall not be interpreted as limiting the contractor’s liability and obligations under the contract.

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