Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.43
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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Nova Scotia Community College
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kevin Cameron
Manager, Procurement
Financial Services
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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:

The NSCC Procurement Policy has recently added a section that sets requirements for vendor code of conduct. The section reads as follows:
The College reserves the right to disqualify any proponent that does not meet acceptable standards of environmental and social responsibility. NSCC suppliers and their sub-contractors shall comply with applicable laws relating to working conditions, human rights, health and safety, and the environment. For goods and services procured in Canada, Canadian laws will apply. For good and services procured outside of Canada, where local laws and Canadian Laws address the same issue, the provisions of the most stringent law shall apply.

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