Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility          
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Community | Diversity | Envrionment | Ethics | Financial Responsibility |
Human Rights |Safety

The Seven Principles of Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility

Social responsibility is defined as "a framework of measurable corporate policies and procedures and resulting behavior designed to benefit the workplace and, by extension, the individual, the organization, and the community."

Community top

Provide support and add value to our local communities and those of our supply chain.
Encourage members of our supply chain to add value in their communities.

Diversity top

Proactively promote purchasing from, and the development of, socially diverse suppliers.
Encourage diversity within our own organization.
Proactively promote diverse employment practices throughout the supply chain.

Environment top

Encourage our own organization and others on campus to be proactive in examining opportunities to be environmentally responsible within their supply chains, either "upstream" or "downstream."
Encourage the environmental responsibility of our suppliers.
Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly practices and products throughout our organization.

Ethics top

Be aware of Institute of Supply Management 's Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Conduct. ( http://www.ism.ws/tools/content.cfm?ItemNumber=4740 )
Abide by our organization's code of conduct.

Financial Responsibility top

Become knowledgeable of and follow applicable financial standards and requirements.
Apply sound financial practices and ensure transparency in financial dealings.
Actively promote and practice responsible financial behavior throughout the supply chain

Human Rights top

Treat people with dignity and respect.
Support and respect the protection of international human rights within the organization's sphere of influence.
Encourage our organization and its supply chains to avoid complicity in human or employment rights abuses.

Safety top

Promote a safe environment for each employee in our organization and supply chain. (Each organization is responsible for defining "safe" within its organization.)
Support the continuous development and diffusion of safety practices throughout our organization and the supply chain.

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