Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.18
Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 12, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Washington, Seattle
EN-15: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kathy Hoggan
Senior Directo
Trademarks & Licensing
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Is the institution a member of the Worker Rights Consortium?:
Yes

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

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

The University of Washington is affiliated with both the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC) to help ensure that products bearing university marks are not manufactured by companies utilizing abusive labor practices. The University, in connection with the IMG College Licensing (IMGCL), FLA, and WRC, has adopted Labor Code Standards that cover various issues, including wages and benefits, working hours, child labor, health and safety, and freedom of association. These standards are monitored and enforced at factories around the world by both the Fair Labor Association and Worker Rights Consortium.

The UW is one of six universities on the board of directors, chair of the University Caucus, on the Monitoring Committee (only two universities included). The UW joined the FLA in 1999 and the Workers’ Rights Consortium in 2000.


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