The factual information set forth on the Tracking Charts was submitted to the FLA by each Independent External Monitor and Participating Company and reviewed by FLA staff. It is being made
available to the public pursuant to the FLA Charter in order to strengthen the monitoring process. The FLA Charter provides for regular public disclosure of the factual results of independent
monitoring and the resulting specific actions taken by Participating Companies.
What is a Tracking Chart?
Compliance is a process, not an event. A Tracking Chart outlines the process involved in FLA independent external monitoring and remediation. It is used by the accredited independent external
monitor, the participating company and the FLA staff to do the following:
Record Findings: The independent external monitor uses the Tracking Chart to report noncompliance with FLA Code standards. The monitor should also cite the specific Code
benchmark or national/local law that was used to measure compliance.
Report on Remediation: The FLA participating company uses the Tracking Chart to report on the remediation program that was implemented in order to resolve the noncompliance and
prevent any future violations.
Evaluate Progress: The FLA uses the Tracking Chart for purposes of collecting and analyzing information on the compliance situation of a particular factory and for publication on our
website. This information is updated on an ongoing basis.
What a Tracking Chart is NOT -
An exhaustive assessment of factory conditions
Working conditions - in any type of workplace - are dynamic. Each Tracking Chart represents a survey of the factory’s conditions on a specific day. Over time, a fuller picture emerges as
we compile information from various sources to track the compliance progress of a factory.
A pass or fail evaluation
The Tracking Charts do not certify whether or not factories are in compliance with the FLA Code. Monitoring is a measurement tool. The discovery of noncompliance issues is ther