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The following questions help both parties explore the sustainable direction of your brand so we may promote you in alignment with our values at the Sundrop Garden. No worries, just try to answer to the best of your ability. You may also skip this section entirely if you choose.
1. What Policies are in place to monitor and manage your supply chain regarding environmental issues? Please check the items that apply.
We apply environmental criteria when making purchasing decisions.
We purchase “green” (recyclable, reusable, non-toxic, bio-degradable, and made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials) supplies, products and materials.
We specify sustainable products and or locally manufactured products
We partner with sustainable suppliers or utilize suppliers who share in the sustainability commitment
Our Director of Sustainability is researching industry best procurement practices
Other – describe other ways your company monitors and manages your supply chain regarding environmental issues:
2. What type of sustainable packaging/shipping materials do you use? Please check the items that apply.
Our packaging/shipping materials are recyclable
Our packaging/shipping materials are reusable
Our packaging/shipping materials are bio-degradable
Our packaging/shipping materials are made from 100% post-consumer recycled materials
Other - describe other types of sustainable packaging/shipping materials you use:
3. Does your company have a Green Transportation Plan for your operation? Please check the items that apply.
We encourage carpooling, public transportation, and using other alternative modes of transportation
We subsidize public transportation for employees
We are developing a Green Transportation Plan
We have an established Green Transportation Plan (Describe below)
We offer flexible hours, telecommuting or a compressed work week
We utilize teleconference, video conference, WebEx or GoTo Meetings
We purchase carbon offsets
We own electric, hybrid, or E-85 fueled vehicles
We rent hybrid vehicles
Other – describe your company’s Green Transportation Plan for your operation:
4. What does your company do to minimize the environmental costs associated with shipping? Please check the items that apply.
We are evaluating what the company can do to minimize the environmental costs associated with shipping
We combine deliveries with customer visits
We consolidate deliveries
We use bike couriers for local delivery
We utilize electronic communications and electronic transfer of documents. E-mail, fax and Portable Document Format (PDF)
We use eco-friendly courier’s packaging/shipping materials that include post-consumer waste recycled materials and are recyclable
Our packaging and shipping materials are reused until they eventually get recycled
We have established a sustainability plan that minimizes the need for shipping (Describe below)
We update mailing lists to minimize unwanted mailings
We specify products that can be purchased within a 500 mile radius of the delivery location
Other – describe what your company does to minimize the environmental costs associated with shipping:
5. Does your company have an environmental policy statement? Please check the items that apply.
We are developing an environmental policy statement
Our environmental policy statement consists of a commitment to promote environmental stewardship
Our environmental policy statement describes our company’s Sustainability Initiative
We have formed an oversight committee to ensure the success of our environmental policy
Our environmental policy statement describes how our company explores opportunities to work with communities, governments and non-governmental and professional organizations to help articulate, teach and advance the principles of sustainability
Other - Provide (or supply a link) your company’s environmental policy statement:
6. Has your company ever been cited for non-compliance of an environmental or safety issue? Please check the item that applies.
No, my company HAS NOT been cited for non-compliance of an environmental or safety issue
Yes, my company HAS been cited for non-compliance of an environmental or safety issue. State the reason, date and outcome of the citation:
7. What programs do you have in place, or planned for promoting resource efficiency? (i.e. an environmental or waste audit)? Please check the items that apply.
We recycle consumables, reduce waste and practice energy reduction when possible
We are developing a recycling program
We utilize a formal energy management system
We are a member of various environmental organizations
We have formed a Sustainability Committee to identify sustainable solutions for our company
We have a company-wide Recycling Program
Our Director of Sustainability initiates and supports sustainability efforts
We have performed an environmental or waste audit
We are recognized by peers and environmental organizations for providing leadership in sustainability
We are a carbon-neutral company
Other - what other programs do you have in place, or planned for promoting resource efficiency:
8. If you are providing a product, does the manufacturer of the product that you are bidding/proposing have an environmental policy statement? Please check the item that applies.
Yes. (Provide reason, date and outcome of the citation):