All Patagonia in-store products including footwear. Patagonia's compliance program is accredited by FLA.
From the Patagonia website: We have integrated corporate responsibility into our sourcing strategy: when considering new factories we take a fourfold vetting approach – one that includes social and environmental practices equally with quality standards and business requirements like financial stability, adequate capacity and fair pricing.
The Fair Labor Association (FLA) expects its affiliates to account for the impact of business decisions on workers in their global supply chains. The FLA recognizes that during the COVID-19 pandemic, companies of all sizes face challenges and difficult choices that will affect many – including the most vulnerable workers.
On October 4, 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 its commitment from top management to improve working conditions not only at facilities manufacturing for Patagonia, but also through deeper tiers of the supply chain; 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 collaborative "4-fold" approach to purchasing, whereby the sourcing, quality, environmental, and social responsibility teams all have an equal say in where and how to source products.
Patagonia was approved by the FLA Board for affiliation as a Participating Company in 2001. The FLA Board accredited Patagonia’s labor compliance program in October 2008.
This assessment for reaccreditation of Patagonia’s labor compliance program covers the period 2009-2012. It is based on information provided by Patagonia in its annual reports to the FLA, verified through visits to the company’s headquarter office, field observation, a review of FLA supplier-level assessments at Patagonia applicable facilities, and interactions with civil society organizations.
Patagonia is a privately owned company that designs, develops, and markets clothing and gear for a wide range of outdoor sports, travel, and everyday wear. Patagonia is headquartered in Ventura, California. The FLA Board of Directors voted to approve the accreditation of Patagonia’s compliance program on October 28, 2008, based on proven adherence to FLA’s Workplace Code of Conduct and the Obligations fo Companies.