As concerns over product quality and corporate social responsibility increase in the apparel market, governments, industry professionals and factory managers are taking notice of the increased importance of auditing and testing in apparel factories. In response, WRAP will co-host a series of seminars with our accredited monitors for the textile and garment industry in China. The seminars will discuss how to deal with challenges from the international market and how to adjust to changes in testing and social standards Bonnic Chung, WRAP’s Marketing Director for Hong Kong and Southern China, will be a featured speaker at the seminars. The upcoming seminar co-hosted with SGS is scheduled on June 28, 2012, in Qingdao. Companies and employees interested in international trade, brands, textile testing and social auditing should attend. The sessions are free, conducted in Mandarin, and cover: 1. Restricted substances and requirements for textiles and garments in the European Union and United States and their latest updates (REACH / CPSIA), 2. Why adopt and how to employ WRAP management systems, 3. Local law requirements and common issues in China, and More similar seminars co-hosting with our Monitor partners are scheduled in July, Aug and September. Details will be announced in our website shortly. For further details of the seminar in Qingdao, please click here. SGS is an independent certification, verification and testing international organization.