Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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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?:
All

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?:
All

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):

All vendors who wish to bid on Illinois public university contracts must:
Be a legal entity authorized to do business in Illinois in conformance with the Illinois Secretary of State. This applies to in-state and out-of-state vendors.
Register with the Illinois State Board of Elections and obtain from them a certificate confirming your registration (applies if you do $50,000 worth of business annually, including the business you do with all state of Illinois agencies and the value of the current project that you are bidding).
Hold a current Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) Bidder Eligibility Number
Under Illinois Administrative Code vendors must certify that wages to be paid to their employees are no less, and fringe benefits and working conditions of employees are not less favorable, than those prevailing in the locality where the proposed contract is to be performed.

+ Date Revised: June 11, 2015

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:

University Sourcing has a formal Sustainable Purchasing Policy which further articulates the University's sustainability initiative. Bidders shall provide a detailed narrative documenting their practices in these areas: source reduction, recycled content and products, energy and water savings, toxic products and polution.


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

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