|Submission Date||Feb. 15, 2012|
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct
Coordinator of Stewardship & Sustainability
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 Life Together Covenant (LTC) is a document that all Taylor students and employees sign and agree to abide by. This significantly condensed version is essentially a list of actions that may not be taken by vendors while contracted by the university. This abbreviated version of the LTC includes many aspects of social sustainability but does not yet explicitly include environmental responsibility. Environmental sustainability and/or green building principles are also included in all major RFPs.