Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.07
Liaison Cary Gaunt
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

Keene State College
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Cary Gaunt
Director of Campus Sustainability
Sustainability
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Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)?:
No

Is the institution currently a member of the Fair Labor Association (FLA)? :
No

Is the institution currently a member of an equivalent independent monitoring and verification organization approved by AASHE?:
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A brief description of the independent monitoring and verification organization:

The Keene State College Bookstore is run by Barnes and Noble, which is a member of the Fair Labor Association (see https://www.fairlabor.org/affiliates?page=1)


Has the institution adopted a labor rights code of conduct in its licensing agreements with the licensees who produce its logo apparel?:
Yes

A copy of the labor rights code of conduct for licensees:
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The labor rights code of conduct for licensees:

The Keene State College Bookstore is run by Barnes & Noble College, which is a member of the Fair Labor Association: http://www.fairlabor.org/affiliates?page=1).The KSC Bookstore sells KSC logo apparel and items. Since the bookstore is run by Barnes and Noble all vendors must comply to their standards, described in this statement: "We are a member of the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and since 1998, we have required all vendors who supply products to our stores to adopt the FLA’s Code of Conduct, which requires strict adherence to workers’ rights (and no child labor). And all of the brands sold in our bookstores currently meet labor standards set by the Workers Rights Consortium (WCA), an independent labor rights monitoring organization." See: http://www.fairlabor.org/affiliate/barnes-noble-college-booksellers.
Also, Keene State College is part of the University System of New Hampshire, which means that all institutions must comply with the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act as well as New Hampshire State Labor Laws.


Website URL where information about the institution’s trademark licensing initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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