|Submission Date||March 19, 2014|
University of Vermont
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct
UVM Office of Sustainability
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?:
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:
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:
Vendors are expected to comply with campus practices and to adapt to the changing situations on campus over time. This is not explicitly stated in the code of conduct. In practice, vendors change to accommodate the University as a customer. The vendor serving campus-wide food and beverage services have changed their offerings to support the end of bottled water sales and commitment to the Real Food Challenge.
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