Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.80
Liaison Pamela Dumm
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Jefferson Community and Technical College
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Pamela Dumm
Manager of Business Operations
Business Affairs
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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:

Jefferson utilizes a vendor policy that sets expectations about the social and environmental responsibility of with whom the college does business. To ensure products that conserve energy, are recycled and sustainable are purchased at the college, a Green Purchasing Policy has been implemented at Jefferson. When determining whether a product is environmentally preferable, all phases of the product’s life cycle are considered, including: raw materials acquisition, production, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, operation, maintenance, disposal, potential for reuse and ability to be recycled. In addition, employees are counseled and educated at the time of request of the benefits regarding purchasing sustainable products. Environmental and social considerations are taken with equal weight to the price, availability and performance criteria that colleges and universities use to make purchasing decisions.

Jefferson has a ban on styrofoam as well as we purchase energy star equipment and sustainable practices from our catering vendors.

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