Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.63
Liaison Karen Oberer
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2016
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STARS v2.1

McGill University
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Stephanie Leclerc
Sustainable Procurement Project Manager
McGill Procurement Services
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Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium?:

Is the institution a member of the Fair Labor Association? :

A brief description of the institution’s WRC or FLA membership, including the year membership was last established or renewed:

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

McGill is not itself a member of the Worker's Rights Consortium or the Fair Labor Association, as the institution already has legal mechanisms in place to ensure the protection of the rights of workers and compliance with international labor laws and standards.

McGill's Supplier Code of Conduct (https://www.mcgill.ca/procurement/files/procurement/supplier_code_of_conduct.pdf)
establishes the minimum requirements for the management of ethical, social and environmental risks and opportunities, as it engages in business relations with its suppliers. The principles detailed in this Code apply to all McGill University suppliers, which are expected to apply similar principles throughout their own supply chain and business practices.

Relevant Sections of the Code:
2. Social Principles for Suppliers
McGill University seeks to uphold human rights and labour rights, locally and abroad, and expects its suppliers to do the same in their own operations and those of their own
subcontractors throughout their supply chain.

2.1 Human rights
McGill University strives to align its procurement activities with its support and defense of human rights, and therefore demands from its suppliers that they work in step and
conduct their activities and business relationships in full respect of the human rights
described in the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

2.2 Health and safety
McGill University expects its suppliers and their own subcontractors to respect all the
relevant health and safety laws and regulations enacted in the countries and local areas
where they conduct their activities. This includes building safety laws and regulations.
Where local health and safety laws and regulations (or their implementation) differ from
the requirements set forth in the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s international
instruments relating to occupational health and safety, the stricter requirements shall
prevail and must be respected by McGill University’s suppliers and their own

2.3 Labour rights
McGill University’s suppliers must abide by the International Labour Organisation (ILO)
Conventions pertaining to the following matters: Forced Labour, the Freedom of
Association, the Protection of the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining, Equal
Remuneration, Discrimination, Child Labour, Hours of Work, and Maternity Protection.
Where local labour rights (or their implementation) differ from the requirements set forth in the ILO Conventions, the stricter requirements shall prevail.

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