Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 63.40
Liaison Adam Sizemore
Submission Date March 2, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Miami University
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Bill Shawver
Chief Procurement Officer
Purchasing
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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?:
Some

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?:
Some

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

The state of Ohio's general conditions include sustainability requirements that pertain to capital improvement projects.
The wording below is from page 5 of M160-00 72 13 2014 Edition (2016-JAN):
1.13 Sustainability Requirements
1.13.1 This Project shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the requirements of Am. Sub. H.B. 251 of the
126th General Assembly and the resulting rules, policies, and procedures adopted by the Ohio Facilities Construction
Commission establishing Sustainability Requirements for Capital Improvements Projects, including but not limited to
the applicable provisions of OAC 3318-3.
1.13.2 If the Project is designed and constructed under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (“LEED”)
Rating System developed by the U.S. Green Building Council or another rigorous rating system used to facilitate
achievement of sustainability goals for the Project, the Contractor shall provide submittals certifying achievement of
sustainable design rating system criteria for verification by the Green Building Certification Institute or other third party
in accordance with the Contract Documents.

Other agreements within this family http://ofcc.ohio.gov/Documents/AgreementsandStandardRequirements.aspx#128386-professional-services cover basics such as the NPDES general permit, vibration/noise/dust control, hazardous materials, building commissioning, retro-commissioning, and contractors pollution liability insurance.

Miami's supplemental conditions include a notice of intent to Ohio EPA, and a requirement to adhere to our tobacco free campus.

+ Date Revised: March 30, 2016

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

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