All Puma branded goods, including licensees. Puma, AG's compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Puma, AG website: PUMA.Safe comprises our initiatives and commitment for environmental protection and improved working conditions that have been in place for many years now. They will be complemented by new programs, which focus on implementing cleaner, safer and more sustainable systems and processes within the supply chain.
As explained by this FLA issue brief the never-increased 90s-era monthly minimum wage of 20 lari (around $8.50) for private sector workers in Georgia is grossly insufficient to maintain a decent standard of living in that country. The Clean Clothes Campaign estimates that a living wage for a family of four is nearly 65 times that amount, while the US State Departmen
On July 18, 2011, FLA released a report on the independent investigation into allegations that numerous employees fainted at the Huey Chuen Co. Ltd. factory in Cambodia. Huey Chuen produces footwear for FLA-affiliated company PUMA, which requested FLA to commission an investigation. Following the investigation, PUMA was presented with the full independent assessment report and accepted all its findings. In conjunction with the factory, PUMA developed a comprehensive remediation plan that includes a clear timeline, as well as a process to verify its implementation.
On September 30, 2010, FLA released a report on an independent assessment of football production in the supply chain of Shanghai Wande Sporting Goods Company in China. The independent investigation was conducted at the request of FLA affiliates Nike, Inc., New Balance and PUMA to determine whether there were subcontracting activities (either authorized or unauthorized) in Wande’s supply chain that might give rise to the use of home workers, underage workers, or even prison labor in the production of soccer balls.
PUMA AG was approved by the FLA Board for affiliation as a Participating Company in 2004. The FLA Board accredited PUMA's labor compliance program in October 2007.
On July 23, 2008, FLA released a report on a Third Party Complaint (3PC) filed by Participating Company PUMA regarding the Taiway Sports Factory in China. The 3PC alleged excessive overtime, failure to pay minimum wage, improper payment of wages, discrimination based on a worker’s provincial origin, retaliation against workers for using grievance procedures, improper contracting, poor and unsafe conditions in dormitories and poor quality of food in the canteen.