Fair Labor Association Promotes Social Accountability

fla_logo.gifThe Fair Labor Association (www.fairlabor.org) is an NGO that accredits companies who add greater transparancy to their supply chains and has all their factories audited to the FLA’s code of conduct. The FLA Workplace Code of Conduct specifies compliance with forced labor, child labor, harassment, abuse, nondiscrimination, health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, wages and benefits, hours of work, and overtime compensation. Read CSRwire story here.
Companies such as Nike, Reebok, Liz Claiborne, and Adidas among others are finding that by implementing a social accountability program, they are able to make more sound and profitable business decisions.

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