Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.23
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 8, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Nova Scotia Community College
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Martha MacGowan
Project Assistant- Sustainability
Facilities & Engineering
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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?:
All

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?:
All

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):
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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 NSCC Procurement Policy includes 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.

The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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