Business Insider reported how Fair Labor Association (FLA) holds its members accountable to international labor standards in an article published on March 29.Fanatics Brands’ journey to secure workers rights could benefit the company long term
The article highlighted the 2021 accreditation of FLA member Fanatics Brands as an example of how companies take steps toward their sustainability goals.
Freelance journalist Erica Sweeney interviewed FLA President & CEO Sharon Waxman and Michaela Hepburn, Fanatics sustainability senior director. Hepburn said that the decision to work with FLA was a “no brainer.”
“We take our commitment to mitigate labor impacts along our supply chain very seriously, and the accreditation signals this commitment to our stakeholders,” Hepburn said.
The article, part of the Financing a Sustainable Future series, explains how FLA’s multi-stakeholder partnership model helps companies set their labor benchmarks and meet expectations for accountability.