Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.64
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date May 2, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Hope College
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Greg Maybury
Director of Operations, Chief Sustainability Officer
Operations
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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?:
None

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?:
None

A copy of the policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
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The policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):
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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:

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."


The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
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