Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Slippery Rock University
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Mark Combine
director of purchasing
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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 PASSHE Standard Contract for Services includes clauses for "Environmnetal Provisions","Post-Consumer Recycled Content," and a "Nondiscrimination/Sexual Harassment Clause." The SRU Purchasing department is tasked with following thses contract requirements as indicated intheir Mission Statement: "MISSION The mission of the Purchasing and Contracting Departments is to provide for the purchase of goods, services, supplies and construction with the objective that they will be available at the proper time, location, quality and price consistent with the needs of the University. All procurement of goods, services, supplies, and construction for the University will conform to the policies, procedures, and statutory limitations published in the Commonwealth Procurement Code and The Board of Governors Policy 1998-04 Procurement of Goods, Services, Supplies and Construction. The Purchasing and Contracting Departments will actively search, pursue and develop responsible vendors with whom to do business. However, to maintain impartiality and to follow good procurement practices, business will be solicited from vendors within the Commonwealth as well as the entire United States. In addition, the Purchasing and Contracting Departments will actively pursue and develop minority vendors with whom to do business." http://www.sru.edu/financeandadministrativeaffairs/purchasing/Pages/Welcome.aspx

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