Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 43.94
Liaison Lisa Kawai
Submission Date June 5, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Soka University of America
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brian Durick
Director of Student Services
Student Services
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Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium?:

Is the institution a member of the Fair Labor Association? :

A brief description of the institution’s WRC or FLA membership, including the year membership was last established or renewed:

Soka's Bookstore is opposed to any actions by licensee/vendor that would constitute unfair labor practices and/or labor abuse. Accordingly, the SUA Bookstore will use its best efforts to insure that licensees/vendors adhere to proper labor practices, provide safe working conditions, and refrain from hiring persons under such conditions that would compromise the integrity and dignity of the SUA Bookstore or the reputation of Soka University of America. A request for certification is issued to all of the vendors from whom the Bookstore purcha​ses SUA logo merchandise.

Soka University of America joined Worker Right's Consortium (WRC) in 2006, and it continues to be affiliated with WRC.
Year of WRC last renewal-7/20/2016

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

The renewal of Soka's WRC membership is managed and recorded by the office of student services.

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