Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.34
Liaison Elaine Goetz
Submission Date March 11, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Ohio University
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 1.00 Laura Nowicki
Director, Procurement Services
Procurement
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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?:
None

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?:
None

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

The university has many purchasing policies. See below for sample titles, or see the policy and procedure website for more details (http://www.ohio.edu/policy/numeric.html):
55.003 - Purchasing Authority: Vendor Selection, Personal Purchases, Land and Building Acquisition, Conflict-of-Interest
55.007 - Purchasing - Competitve Bidding
55.012 - Purchasing - Direct Payment
55.031 - Purchasing - Radioactive Materials, Narcotics, Hazardous Materials, Animals, and Tax-Free Alcohol
55.035 - Purchasing - Printing Procurement
55.040 - Purchasing - Receipt of Items: Notifications, Damages, Shortages, Returns
55.050 - Purchasing - Ohio University Foundation Accounts
55.060 - Purchasing - Blanket Purchase Orders
55.071 - Disposition of Surplus Property
55.074 - Purchasing Card


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:

Guidelines do not exist currently.


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

A draft policy which incorporates sustainable purchasing guidelines is currently awaiting approval.

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