Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.11
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Aug. 22, 2011
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Western University
PAE-25: Trademark Licensing

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 4.00 Brandon Watson
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services

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"Board Approves Anti-Sweatshops Policy", by Chantall Van Raay, Western News, October 5, 2000, Vol.36, No.24.

"Western apparel will not be made under substandard conditions or by those working under minimum wage, the Board of Governors has decided. Prompted by Western's Students Against Sweatshops, the university has created a "Statement of Principles for Trademark Licensing" and a Code of conduct for those doing business with the [Western] Book Store.

In addition, Western follows the information provided by Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) closely. MSN is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions and a better quality of life.


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