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Fair Compensation for Farmworkers: Emerging Good Practices and Challenges

Publication date: 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Report type: 
Fair CompensationReports
The World Bank reports that among the 2.1 billion people worldwide estimated to be living in poverty, "a vast majority ... live in rural areas ... mostly employed in the agriculture sector." To catalyze progress on fair compensation for farmers and workers involved in agricultural supply chains, FLA assessors began collecting information from workers in 2015 on wages earned at the farm-level in seven countries where the FLA conducts agricultural monitoring.

Accreditation Assessment of the Social Compliance Program Followed by Gore Bike and Running Wear

Publication date: 
Friday, February 17, 2017
Report type: 
Assessment Report
The FLA Board of Directors voted on February 8, 2017 to approve the accreditation of the social compliance program followed by GORE BIKE WEAR® & GORE RUNNING WEAR®. Details on FLA's accreditation methodology can be found at www.fairlabor.org/accreditation.

Burton

All Burton, Anon, and Analog branded products including: boards, bindings, boots, helmets, goggles, hardgoods accessories, outerwear, apparel, gloves, headwear, socks, protection, softgoods accessories, bags, luggage, and camping equipment.

From the Burton sustainability website: Our efforts are not only within our walls, but include the people that we impact all over the world. We aim to not only have all our factories meet our high international human rights and responsibility standards, but to impact everyone around us as positively as possible.

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