Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.50
Liaison Breeana Sylvas
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of California, Merced
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)?:

Is the institution currently a member of the Fair Labor Association (FLA)? :

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

A brief description of the independent monitoring and verification organization:

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

A copy of the labor rights code of conduct for licensees:
The labor rights code of conduct for licensees:
PDF of UC System Code of Conduct is attached. Also included are the links to the Code of Conduct for both Follett and the UC System.

UC Code of Conduct: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/3000130/TrademarkLicensing

Follett Code of Conduct: https://www.follett.com/docs/VLCRevised.pdf

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
More information at the links below:

UCOP code: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/3000130/TrademarkLicensing
Follett Code: https://www.follett.com/docs/VLCRevised.pdf
UC Merced FLA Affiliation: https://www.fairlabor.org/affiliate/university-california-merced

Follett FLA Affiliation: https://www.fairlabor.org/affiliate/follett-higher-education-group

UC Merced WRC Affiliation: https://www.workersrights.org/affiliates/affiliate-institutions/ (note: WRC only allows Universities, therefore Follett is not a WRC affiliate.)

UCOP Sustainability and Trademark Licensing General Info: https://www.ucop.edu/sustainability/programs-initiatives/social-sustainability/code-of-conduct-for-trademark-licensees.html

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