Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.11
Liaison R. Johnston
Submission Date March 10, 2014
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University of Missouri, Kansas City
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 R. Kaye Johnston
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Facilities
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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):

This Supplier Guide is intended to be an informational publication to assist all suppliers interested in doing business with the University of Missouri. These guidelines are designed to familiarize you with the purchasing policies and procedures. The University values its relationships with the supplier community and believes the information provided will enhance the link between the two. Examples of guidelines included in Request for Proposals and used in the numerical ranking system for determining bid winners:
Sustainable Design

The University of Missouri recognizes the value of sustainable capital project development in order to meet today's needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It is the policy of the University of Missouri to incorporate sustainability principles and concepts in the design of all facilities and infrastructure projects to the fullest extent possible, while being consistent with budget constraints, appropriate life cycle cost analysis and customer priorities. This policy applies to renovation and new construction regardless of funding source or amount; to projects accomplished both in-house and through A/E contracts; and to designs associated with all construction methods. Environmental concepts that guide sustainably designed projects are:
Sustainable Sites: Meet or exceed State of Missouri DNR best management practices for erosion and sedimentation control standards. Accommodate alternative transportation methods.
Water Efficiency: Target water efficient landscaping, reduced water usage, and innovative stormwater management.
Energy and Atmosphere: Encourage optimal energy performance, including appropriate levels of commissioning.
Materials and Resources: Support construction waste management programs. Provide space for building-based recycling program. Encourage use of local and regionally-produced materials and building products made with recycled content.
Indoor Environmental Quality: Pursue toxin-free indoor air through appropriate ventilation and use of building materials that emit low levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

4. Sustainability Partnering

Provide campus environment footprint information and request alternate proposals (outside the basic service requested) regarding collaborative opportunities to partner with the university.

6. Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination: In connection with the furnishing of equipment, supplies, and/or services under the contract, the contractor and all subcontractors shall agree not to discriminate against any recipients of services, or employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The contractor shall comply with federal laws, rules and regulations applicable to subcontractors of government contracts including those relating to equal employment of minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and certain veterans. Contract clauses required by the United Sates Government in such circumstances are incorporated herein by reference.

7. Minority and Women Business Enterprise Participation: It is the policy of the University of Missouri to ensure full and equitable economic opportunities to persons and businesses that compete for business with the University, including Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBEs). To this end, the University has established participation goals as outlined in this RFP.

13.
General Conditions of the Contract for Construction and Prevailing Wage Requirements
University of Missouri Curators policy requires prevailing wages be paid on all construction work being
performed on the campus.
The vendor is required to pay workers employed on this project in accordance
with the prevailing wage rates made a part of this contract, and the Occupational Titles of Work
Description (8CSR 30
-
3.060) for all tasks performed. Se
e Jackson County Wage Rates as of 10/27/10 at
the end of this document. If there are any questions regarding the prevailing wage order for t
his bid please
contact Butch Garrett
, UM System Prevailing Wage Coordinator, at (573) 884 -7079.


+ Date Revised: April 15, 2014

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:

This Supplier Guide is intended to be an informational publication to assist all suppliers interested in doing business with the University of Missouri. These guidelines are designed to familiarize you with the purchasing policies and procedures. The University values its relationships with the supplier community and believes the information provided will enhance the link between the two.


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

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