About the school's commitment to protecting workers' rights and the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct: California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is committed to conducting its business affairs in a socially responsible and ethical manner. CSULB values the welfare of the diverse people who help to manufacture the products that contain our brand image and trademarks. As such, we require all manufacturers of products bearing CSULB’s trademarks to strictly adhere to a Code of Conduct prohibiting abusive and unfair labor conditions. Additionally, CSULB requires all of its licensees to publicly disclose the names and locations of factories that manufacture our trademarks. Licensees are subsequently required to subject their factories to an independent monitoring of factory labor conditions.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Fair Labor Association, a joint effort of universities, civil society organizations and socially responsible companies dedicated to protecting workers’ rights around the world, announced today the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Each new member will represent a sector of the organization’s membership. The new members include a former child worker form Bangladesh, the retail and licensing expert at California State University, Long Beach, and the head of traceability for outdoor brand Patagonia.