|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2011|
University of South Florida
PAE-25: Trademark Licensing
Office of Sustainability
Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium?:
Is the institution a member of the Fair Labor Association? :
Has the institution expressed intention to participate in the Designated Suppliers Program? :
The website URL where information about the institution’s participation in the WRC, FLA, and/or DSP is available:
USF participates in the FLA Licensee Program (http://www.fairlabor.org/fla_affiliates_c1.html), is a member of United Students Against Sweatshops (http://usas.org, http://www.campusactivism.org/server-new/uploads/Campus_Org_Manual-05.pdf) and other worker rights organizations.
The university is considering participating in the Designated Suppliers Program (http://www.workersrights.org/dsp.asp) and formalizing its association with the Worker Rights Consortium (http://www.workersrights.org). At present, four months of a planned six month long study have been completed on developing a formal purchasing policy that would incorporate some of the directives outline in the Designated Suppliers Program.