Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.75
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date May 1, 2014
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Cara Rubis
Director
University Center
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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?:
Some

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):

Sodexo –

Sodexo is covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards. Sodexo has responsible sourcing in 4 key areas of concern: the Supply Chain code of conduct; local, seasonal and sustainably grown products; sustainable fish and seafood; and sustainable equipment and supplies:
http://sodexousa.com/usen/corporate-responsibility/environment/responsible-sourcing/sustainable-supplies.aspx

Sodexo is covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum standards governing employee wages, benefits, working conditions and rights. Sodexo’s policy on human rights:
http://sodexousa.com/usen/Images/Human%20rights_eng_tcm87-243749337-692587.pdf

Follett –

Follett is covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards.

Follett is covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum standards governing employee wages, benefits, working conditions and rights.

First National Bank –

The bank is not covered by policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum environmental standards.

In regard to policies, guidelines and/or agreements that require adherence to minimum standards governing employee wages, benefits, working conditions and rights, the bank is governed by all applicable state and federal employment laws as well as National Banking laws. No other minimum standards apply requiring our adherence.


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:

2012 Sustainable Campus-Community Plan:
"Develop a vendor code of conduct policy that sets expectations about the social and environmental responsibility of vendors with whom UWRF does business."
Budget: No additional expenditures are anticipated to develop a vendor responsibility code.


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

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