Social Sustainability

The University of California is diligent in ensuring that the suppliers we work with are equally committed to our mission of excellence in teaching, research and public service through sustainable and ethical supply chain practices.

Code of conduct for trademark licensees

All UC licensees are required to sign the code before a license to produce goods bearing the UC logo is issued.

UC Code of Conduct for Trademark Licensees Steering Committee

The Committee reviews and investigates alleged violations of the UC Code and advises on issues related to the production of UC logoed goods.

UC's impact

Highlights of the Code of Conduct's impacts on ethical sourcing.

Frequently asked questions

Key answers about trademarks, licensing and the code of conduct.


Key faculty contacts, laws, policies and organizations.

Current projects and priorities

What the Committee is working on now.


Updates about key developments in social sustainability and trademark licensing at UC.