All Puma branded goods, including licensees. Puma, SE's compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Puma, SE website: PUMA takes on the responsibility for everybody involved in the production process, whether a PUMA employee or not. Our “Code of Conduct” expresses the expectations we have of our vendors. It is integrated into our manufacturing agreement, which delimits the business relationship we share with our partners. PUMA takes this shared responsibility seriously. Only by partnering up with our vendors we will be able to have a positive impact and contribute to making a better world for the communities we operate in, the workers who make our great products, our customers and our own employees and, of course, for future generations.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – October 23, 2018 – Representatives from major apparel and footwear brands, led by the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the Fair Labor Association (FLA), met on October 19 with senior Cambodian government officials to discuss the current state of worker rights, and opportunities for enhanced collaboration in upholding worker rights throughout the Cambodian garment, footwear, and travel goods sector.
On July 25, 2017, the FLA accepted for review a Third Party Complaint filed by the Garment Labour Union in Karnataka, India with regard to the factory Triangle Apparels, Unit VI, in Karnataka, India. FLA-affiliated companies adidas Group and Puma were sourcing from the factory at the time of the complaint. The summary report explains the corrective action plans developed by factory management with support from adidas and Puma, and provides a comparison of findings from this complaint investigation with the results of an FLA assessment at the same facility in November of 2016.
The Fair Labor Association (FLA), Fair Wear Foundation, Social Accountability International, and five affiliates sourcing from Cambodia have written to the Cambodian prime minister, expressing concern about recent developments related to the country’s minimum wage law, arbitration council, trade union law, and commitment to workers’ freedom of association.
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.