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UL-STR’s 7th Annual Responsible Sourcing Summit

Earlier this month, a pair of reports were released regarding apparel manufacturing that caught my attention. One of these, a continuation of an earlier report released by China’s Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), detailed dangerous conditions created by numerous printing and dyeing factories. The other, released by Human Rights…

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Interview: Marian McLaughlin of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute

Taking a break from the five-day social compliance course at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI), our communications manager, Cori Sue Morris, sat down for a chat with Marian McLaughlin, head of AMFI’s International Office. McLaughlin, who has worked in this role at AMFI for seven…

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MAGIC February Apparel Show

By Yin Yin Public voice on the topic of environment is going high in the capital city Washington, DC this week. If you are a local resident, you probably have been to at least one of the 155 films featured by the DC Environmental Film…

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Accelerated Learning and Social Compliance: An Interview with Harry Mitchell

As you may know, in addition to certifying factories for social compliance, WRAP’s mission also contains a training and education component led by our Vice President of Training and Education Stuart Webster. Webster uses a special accelerated learning technique, which we’ve covered on the blog…

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WRAP’s Latin America Duo Take Medellin

In late January, WRAP’s Monica Escobar-Hertzoff, who manages compliance and training for Latin America, and Anthony de Lima, our compliance coordinator who works extensively with Latin America, headed to Medellin, Colombia, for the Colombiatex conference. Colombiatex 2012 is one of the most important showcases for…

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Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 5

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final installment of a five-day look into one of WRAP’s most exciting training courses, taught by our Vice President of Training and Education Stuart Webster to third-year honors students in the Fashion Management degree program at the Amsterdam…

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Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 4

The final days of November 2012 were ones filled with tragedy in Bangladesh. On Saturday, Novmeber 24, a massive fire broke out on the ground floor of the Tazreen Fashion Limited factory near Dhaka, killing over 100 people. Numerous other fires were reported in several other factories throughout the…

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Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 3

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of a five-day look into one of WRAP’s most exciting training courses, taught by our Vice President of Training and Education Stuart Webster to third-year honors students in the Fashion Management degree program at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute…

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WRAP at AMFI: Recap Day 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a five-day look into one of WRAP’s most exciting training courses, taught by our Vice President of Training and Education Stuart Webster to third-year honors students in the Fashion Management degree program at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute…

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