Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

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:
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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:

VCU Purchasing strongly encourages departments to be pro-active in identifying opportunities to reduce the environmental impact of everyday business activities. Departments should purchase recycled and
environmentally preferable products to the maximum extent practicable.
For major contract purchases, the buyers require vendors to provide information for evaluation purposes on the firm’s sustainability initiatives and recommendations to reduce the environmental impact and create
efficiencies.


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