|Submission Date||Sept. 18, 2016|
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners
University Sustainability Officer
How many of the institution’s business partners are covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards?:
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?:
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):
The UNC Charlotte Vendor Information Guide includes the following relevant guidelines: "The University has an award winning Construction & Demolition (C&D) Recycling Program that contractors working on the UNC Charlotte campus are required to follow. Contractors need to be familiar with the policies and regulations that regulate how C&D materials are handled and disposed of"; "the University is committed to leading the State of North Carolina as an environmental steward that endeavors to proactively and effectively manage its impact on energy, water and other natural resources. The University is obligated to ensure full compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations. Procurement of environmentally-preferable products is stipulated by Executive Order 156."
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:
The website URL where information about the institution’s guidelines for its business partners is available:
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