Supply Chain Innovation

Volcom, LLC

Products covered: apparel, backpacks, headwear, footwear, bags, socks.  

From the Volcom website:  Volcom, LLC. is now a participating member of the Fair Labor Association. The FLA brings greater insight and elevated standards for workers within our supply chain that help protect those who are making Volcom’s product. This collaborative effort ensures greater due diligence through training and tools within the work place as well as stronger visibility and transparency over all.

The FLA joined with five partner organizations to engage the government of India and call attention to state-level actions, which could “seriously jeopardize the safety, security, and well-being of workers in India. The concerns involve COVID-related amendments that relax labor laws or regulations via state executive order or imprecise suspensions in light of the global pandemic’s economic impact. "This challenge demonstrates that the health and well-being of workers, communities, and businesses are inextricably linked. We hope that the Government of India will respond...

The FLA Board of Directors voted on February 7, 2018 to approve the accreditation of Volcom's social compliance program. The FLA accreditation report specifically recognizes as strengths Volcom's top management commitment to social compliance, annual Global Compliance Summit, and comprehensive supplier scorecard to incentivize suppliers to improve their social compliance.