Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Denis Larson
Sustainability Coordinator
Purchasing
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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):
The policies, guidelines, and/or agreements with the institution's business partners (or a representative sample):

It is the policy of the University of Minnesota that all projects contracted for the University shall comply with the prevailing wage requirements of Minn. Stat. § 177.41-177.43. This requirement shall apply regardless of the source of funding.

http://regents.umn.edu/sites/regents.umn.edu/files/policies/WageRates.pdf

+ Date Revised: Jan. 19, 2016

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:

N/A

+ Date Revised: Feb. 16, 2016

The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
http://purchasing.umn.edu/policy/policy.html
+ Date Revised: Feb. 16, 2016

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