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Accreditation Assessment of Outerknown's Social Compliance Program

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Report type: 
Assessment Report
The FLA Board of Directors voted on October 4, 2017 to approve the accreditation of Outerknown's social compliance program. Details on FLA's accreditation methodology can be found at www.fairlabor.org/accreditation. The FLA accreditation report specifically recognizes as strengths Otherknown's transparency in the posting of its factory list online, its public commitment to upholding workplace standards, and embedding of the company's sustainable sourcing strategy into daily business operations.

adidas Assessment for Reaccreditation, October 2017

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Report type: 
Assessment Report
On October 4th, 2017, the FLA Board of Directors voted to approve the reaccreditation of adidas' labor compliance program. The adidas reaccreditation covers the period from 2009 to 2017 and includes commendation for adidas' strengths, including its mobile SMS technology for workers to submit grievances, collaboration with other brands to address labor violations in shared suppliers, and supply chain mapping beyond the first tier in an effort to address labor violations throughout the adidas supply chain.

Patagonia Assessment for Reaccreditation, October 2017

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Report type: 
Assessment Report
On October 4th, 2017, the FLA Board of Directors voted to approve the reaccreditation of Patagonia's labor compliance program. Patagonia's reaccreditation covers the period from 2014 to 2017. The reaccreditation commends several of Patagonia's strengths, including the company's strong engagement with civil socieity to address issues facing migrant workers, pursue living wages, and ensure workers have a voice in their workplaces; and its strong top management commitment to human rights.

Topy Top S.A., Peru

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Report type: 
Third Party Complaint
On August 10, 2015, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) received a Third Party Complaint from the Sindicato de Trabajadores Obreros de Topy Top S.A. (SINTOTTSA) in Peru. The union alleged a series of violations of worker rights, principally freedom of association and anti-union discrimination, at the factory Topy Top S.A.

Institutional Survey Baseline Report; Hazelnut Supply Chains in Turkey

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Report type: 
Hazelnut Project in TurkeyReports
To document company capacity at the outset of the FLA's cooperative agreement with the US Department of Labor to pilot test USDA social sustainability guidelines in Turkey, the project team conducted a baseline survey of Nestlé, Olam-Progıda, and Balsu to assess their programs for combating child and forced labor.

2016 Assessments of Nestlé Cocoa Supply Chain in Ivory Coast

Publication date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
As part of the annual assessment of its affiliate members, the FLA since 2013 has conducted monitoring visits in Nestlé’s traced cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire. The FLA Independent External Monitoring (IEM) program covers a growing portion of Nestlé’s cocoa supply chain served by the Nestlé Cocoa Plan (NCP), which represents about 35 percent of its total cocoa supply chain as of end 2016 as reported by Nestlé.

Textiles Opico, El Salvador

Publication date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
Report type: 
Third Party Complaint
On February 10, 2017, the Fair Labor Association (FLA) received a Third Party Complaint from the Sindicato de Trabajadoras, Trabajadores, Sastres, Costureras y Similares (SITRASACOSI) at the factory Textiles Opico S.A. de C.V. (hereinafter TEXOPS) in El Salvador. TEXOPS has been a Participating Supplier of the FLA since June 2012.

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