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Bangladesh Plans To Create More SEZs

On March 6, 2012, WRAP’s Saifullah Khawaja, Director of the Bangladesh Office, conducted yet another fire safety training course. The one-day training course was launched in 2011 as a way to help Bangladeshi factories prevent fires and improve fire safety measures, facilities, drills and planning….

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News Analysis: Fiber Prices Affect Industry

The Thanksgiving holiday, a harvest festival  in the US, is traced back to some of the earliest European settlers to arrive at Plymouth Rock (now in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) in the 1620’s.  The “Pilgrims”, as they were known, stopped for three days to give…

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IRCA-Approved Three-day Internal Auditor Course in New York City

Greetings, my name is Seth Lennon, I am the new Communications Manager here at WRAP, and its time for me to dive nose deep into the realm that is social compliance. Granted, I’ve only been here a few weeks, but my immersion into this world…

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Compliance Officer: One of the Best Jobs of 2012

There is increasing global awareness that apparel can come at a high price, regardless of the stated value on the price ticket. The tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in 2013 brought global attention to the perils which can be associated with the manufacture…

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Bangladesh Fire Safety Training

WRAP’s Director of the Bangladesh Office, Saifullah Khawaja, is conducting fire safety trainings so often he’s become quite the professional. Our 2012 training schedule has eight fire safety courses schedule for Bangladesh alone, of which two have been taught to date. On February 15, Khawaja…

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Colombia Boosted by Retail, FTAs, Infrastructure

Monica Escobar-Hertzoff, WRAP’s Manager of Compliance & Training for the Americas, spoke in an informational webinar online that was broadcast to the United States Embassy in Lima, Peru, on March 28, 2012. Escobar-Hertzoff, a native of Colombia, conducted the webinar in Spanish, detailing the importance…

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