Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.41
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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University of Arizona
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Joseph Abraham
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

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:
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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 University of Arizona is a member of the Fair Labor Association and the Workers' Rights Consortium as well as the Collegiate Licensing Company. The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) and the collegiate institutions represented by CLC (Member Institutions) are each committed to conducting their business affairs in a socially responsible and ethical manner consistent with their respective educational, research and/or service missions, and to protecting and preserving the global environment. UA has adopted a labor code which requires that all Licensees, at a minimum, adhere to the principles set forth in the Code.

In 2009, the University suspended its contract with Russell Athletics after findings regarding improper working conditions surfaced. The University reinstated the contract once Russell Athletics improved working conditions.


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