|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct
Business Operations Services
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:
Expected rules of conduct have been incorporated into the The New School's Terms and Conditions, integral to each Purchase Order. Therefore, all such expectations are formally conveyed and legally enforceable as part of a contract. Failure to comply with stated standards can be grounds for termination of a single transaction or the vendor relationship entirely.
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