Ethical Buying @ the University of Guelph

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Ethical Buying @ the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph has long believed that its dealings with suppliers should reflect the institution’s recognition that consumer decisions have an impact on those involved in production. Therefore, the University’s Board of Governors approved a Code of Ethical Conduct for Suppliers and Subcontractors in Relation to Working Conditions and Employment Standards (the Code).  

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Supplier Verification of Compliance (SVC) form

Effective November 1, 2016, the University of Guelph will require all suppliers fulfilling the University’s purchase orders for apparel products to complete a compliance verification process by completing the Supplier Verification of Compliance Form in accordance with the Code. 

The Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) publishes and maintains a list of apparel product suppliers that have completed the compliance verification process.

All departments are encouraged to source their apparel products from this supplier list. If your preferred supplier does not appear on this list, departments are required to ask the supplier to complete the Supplier Verification of Compliance Form prior to issuing the purchase order.

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Apparel Product Suppliers List*

*The following suppliers have submitted the Supplier Verification of Compliance Form to the University of Guelph and completed the University’s Code of Ethical Conduct compliance verification process.  

Big Kahuna Sports

Crystal Brady


B.C. Textile Innovations

Darren Wood

(604 )552-7671


Bruzer Sportsgear Ltd.

Melwyn D'Silva

416-781-0011 x225

Catfish Calhoun Inc.

Mike Van Berlo

905-688-6100 x230

Click Signs Inc.

Tricia Galvez

519-524-4120 x58031

Directsave Canada Inc.

Lesley Salamone


Etripy Custom Clothing

Chad Currah


Force Sports 

Dave Martin


Hockey Shop Source for Sports

Todd Gumbley


M.A. Jessa

416-736-4261 x225

Marc's Commercial

Andy Dabydeen


New Era Cap Company

Ken Haqq


Premium Sportswear & Promotions Inc.

Jason Albert


Promo Hound Inc.

Monica Young


Steve Bryant Golf Ltd.

Steve Bryant

Varsity Collection/SC International Enterprises Inc.

Amy Leung



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Need help? Contact the Purchasing Department

If you would like to know more about how to have a supplier’s information added to this list please send the following information to the Purchasing Department (