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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.03
Liaison Nancy Wilkin
Submission Date May 26, 2014
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STARS v1.1

Royal Roads University
OP-13: Vendor Code of Conduct

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brie Haley
Team Member
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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:
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:

All contractors that do business with the university are required to sign a code of conduct that explicitly states that all acts, regulations, and university policies must be adhered to. Prior to the commencement of any work project, the contractor is required to submit their Worker's Compensation Board number, a 24-hour phone number of the person designated for safety responsibilities, and inventory, storage, and handling procedures for hazardous wastes to the Director of Physical and Environmental Resources. Contractors must also conduct a weekly meeting to inspect the work site, tools, and equipment, and examine work practices and procedures.


All office supplies are purchased through Grand & Toy. All office furniture is purchased through Agenda Office Interiors, who received an eco-star award. All appliances purchased are Energy Star certified.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.