EPP principles will be weighed with other quality, service, and total cost components in supplier selection. Whenever possible, preference will be given to suppliers that adhere to the above EPP principles. In addition, preference will be given to the local or regional production of goods and services when price, quality, and delivery method are equal among competing suppliers.
In submitting a proposal, suppliers should include information about its willingness and ability to support the sustainability initiatives of Cox Enterprises. Specific questions will be asked as applicable by our Sourcing team. Additionally, as a condition of any award, the supplier will be required to provide annual data on specific sustainability metrics via a Supplier Sustainability Survey. Learn more about our Cox Conserves program.