Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Hope College
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Samantha Hawke
STARS Coordinator
Physical Plant
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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?:
Yes

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:
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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:

Hope assesses all purchases before buying products to be as environmentally and socially conscious as possible. All vendors are told in their bidding specifications: "Hope College is committed to buying products with recycled content or environmentally sustainable alternatives. Please offer any alternatives that you feel are available for this product/project and supply all relevant specific information about the product."


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