What follows are general and specific questions to ask your vendors to qualify their environmental performance, which is subsidized by your purchasing dollars.
General Vendor Questions
1. What is the minimum wage paid to employees? What is the minimum wage paid to contract employees who work within your facilities (e.g., cleaning contractors)? What is the minimum wage paid at your top ten vendors? What is the ratio of your highest salary to your lowest salary for a full-time employee?
2. What is the ethnodemographic breakdown of your employees? Of management? As it relates to the U.S. Census data for the region? Do you provide specific training to HR personnel and managers in managing diversity?
3. What is the ...