Russell Brands Assessment for Accreditation

The FLA Board of Directors voted to accredit Russell Brands’ labor compliance program in February 2011.

Russell is a branded athletic and sporting goods company that has marketed athletic uniforms, apparel, and equipment for sports and fitness activities for more than a century.

Founded in 1902 in Alexander City, Ala, Russell became a publicly-traded company in 1963. In 2006, the company was acquired by Fruit of the Loom, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, with the two companies consolidating operations. Russell’s headquarters are in Bowling Green, Ky.