Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Stephanie MacPhee
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2013
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STARS v2.0

Wilfrid Laurier University
OP-17: Guidelines for Business Partners

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tracey Ens
Director: Procurement Services
Proceurement
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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?:
None

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):

Within the Ethical Purchasing Policy at Laurier the following standards are listed in order to legislate against the purchase of products from vendors who practice said conduct:
1. Forced Labour
2. Child Labour
3. Harassment or Abuse - not tolerated
4. Discrimination
5. Hours of Work - comply with national standards
6. Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Bargain Collectively - must be in place
7. Wages and Other Compensation - standards are met
8. Health and Safety - adequate environmental provisions
9. Employment Relationship - work performed must be on the basis of recognized employment relationship established through national law and practice
10. Reproductive rights - must exist (No employee or prospective employee shall be subjected to the involuntary use of contraceptives or pregnancy testing)
11. Local Labour Laws - must be followed
12. Universal Declaration of Human Rights - meet or exceed conditions


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:

Within the Ethical Purchasing Policy at Laurier the following standards are listed in order to legislate against the purchase of products from vendors who practice said conduct:
1. Forced Labour
2. Child Labour
3. Harassment or Abuse - not tolerated
4. Discrimination
5. Hours of Work - comply with national standards
6. Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Bargain Collectively - must be in place
7. Wages and Other Compensation - standards are met
8. Health and Safety - adequate environmental provisions
9. Employment Relationship - work performed must be on the basis of recognized employment relationship established through national law and practice
10. Reproductive rights - must exist (No employee or prospective employee shall be subjected to the involuntary use of contraceptives or pregnancy testing)
11. Local Labour Laws - must be followed
12. Universal Declaration of Human Rights - meet or exceed conditions


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

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