|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 2, 2016|
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners
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Chief Procurement Officer
How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards?:
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?:
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.
Miami University requested that AASHE Staff correct a mistake in this reporting field for the reason specified below.Previous Value: Equal Employment Opportunity: As a condition of this order, the Seller agrees that neither they nor any of their subcontractors, shall discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, or handicap; will take affirmative action to insure equal employment opportunity and treatment of all employees and applicants in all matters regarding employment, and will conform to all law and regulations regarding equal opportunity and non-discrimination of the State of Ohio and the United States of America, as well as executive orders of the Governor and the President respectively, relating thereto. Any breach thereof may be regarded by the University as a material breach of this purchase order. Accessibility: Provider warrants that it complies with federal disabilities laws and regulations. Provider hereby warrants that the Provider Technology to be provided under this Agreement to End Users and Public Users comply with the accessibility requirements of section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d), its implementing regulations set forth at Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1194, and Provider further warrants that its products is compliant with WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines. Within 30 days of delivery and complete installation, and prior to payment, the Licensee reserves the right to perform acceptance testing or to have tested at Provider’s expense the Provider’s technology and services with features represented as compliant to federal accessibility requirements by Provider as set forth in this section. If testing discloses the products or services are not compliant, Provider will resolve the identified noncompliance at Provider’s expense based on a mutually agreed upon timeline before Licensee will approve invoices for payment. If products or services are found not in compliance as set forth in this section during actual use of product or services by Licensee, Provider will promptly resolve the identified breach at Provider’s expense based on a mutually agreed upon timeline. Provider further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Licensee from any claims arising out of its failure to comply with the aforesaid requirements. Failure to comply with these requirements shall constitute a material breach and be grounds for termination of the Agreement. Ethics Compliance: Company represents, warrants, and certifies that it and its employees engaged in the administration or performance of the Agreement are knowledgeable of and understand the Ohio Ethics and Conflicts of Interest laws and Executive Order No. 2007-O1S. Contractor further represents, warrants, and certifies that neither Contractor nor any of its employees will do any act that is inconsistent with such laws and Executive Order. The Governor’s Executive Orders may be found by accessing the following website: http://governor.ohio.gov/GovernorsOffice/ExecutiveOrdersDirectives/tabid/1 O5/Default.aspx
Explanation: Supplemental material pertaining specifically to minimum environmental standards was overlooked in the initial submittal.
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:
The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available: