There is no perfect factory or farm. Local issues and cultural norms - combined with global factors such as economic pressure and consumer demand - result in new and ever-changing threats to workers' rights each day. International supply chains are so complex that it would be impossible for any individual organization or person to solve these problems alone. FLA affiliates include companies, universities and civil society organizations that are committed to protecting workers' rights by promoting adherence to international labor standards. These diverse stakeholders draw on FLA's expertise and learn from each others' experiences to develop ethical and equitable supply chains. Learn more about the efforts of FLA affiliates below and see the impact of our work.

Clothing, footwear and logoed products.

All Forty Seven Brand headwear and apparel. Forty Seven Brand's compliance program is accredited by FLA.

From the Forty Seven Brand website: Forty Seven Brand is committed to conducting its business affairs in a socially responsible manner consistent with its ethical accountability for improving the workplace. This Code of Conduct shall apply to all employees, including contractors, subcontractors, and any person or entity involved with the production of Forty Seven Brand products.

Forward Group, located in Sialkot, Pakistan. Manufactures soccer balls and related products.

Russell Brands/Fruit of the Loom. Russell Athletic, Fruit of the Loom and Vanity Fair Brands products. Russell Brands' compliance program is accredited by FLA.

All products. Gear For Sports' compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Gear For Sports website: GEAR For Sports® is completely opposed to sweatshops or abusive labor practices. We instituted our first written code of conduct detailing our standards back in 1995. We established our office of Global Human Rights Compliance in 1997 to insure that workers manufacturing our products were treated fairly and to convey to our factory owners the importance of our code of conduct to our many stakeholders.

About the school's commitment to protecting workers' rights and the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: George Mason has officially licensed vendors who have been authorized to produce merchandise bearing the University's trademarks, which include all graphic and verbiage-based references to the University. Using officially licensed vendors better ensures the University's image and product quality. It also aids in ensuring that Mason product is manufactured in fair working conditions as we require all of our licensed vendors to affiliate with the Fair Labor Association.