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Looking Back, Looking Ahead 2016/2017

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Ushering in a New Era In Social Compliance Certification

WRAP’s Avedis Seferian previews 2013

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

President & CEO Avedis Seferian looks back at WRAP’s accomplishments in 2014 and looks ahead to 2015.

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Thoughts on Social Compliance in Myanmar

By Steve Jesseph US consumers are starting to spend again at retail, up to 22% more for luxury goods in January and February compared to the same two months of 2009 according to media reports this week.  Based on what we saw at the giant…

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Are you sitting comfortably? A wake up call for ethical trade in 2013

It’s no secret that Africa is attracting a lot of attention from the apparel and footwear industries as the potential “next big thing” in sourcing. In fact, WRAP has certified over 60 facilities there so far. But as the intrigue in Africa rises, so do…

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WRAP’s Avedis Seferian talks about Africa’s sourcing potential

This week, WRAP joins hundreds of exhibitors in Medellin for Colombiatex of the Americas from January 24 to 26. Thanks to increased economic growth of Colombia’s textile industry over the last 23 years, Colombiatex of the Americas has become one of the best opportunities for…

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Social Compliance: What’s Next

As any long-term practitioner can attest, social compliance has only grown in importance over the past decade. Between the risk-aversion incentive of avoiding the strong negative implications of bad working conditions in their supply chains, and the progressive incentive of engaging with their vendors in…

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Looking ahead at 2013

WRAP Pavilion to Be Spotlighted at MAGIC in Las Vegas Arlington, VA (July 31, 2009) In a historic first, a separate pavilion is set up only for WRAP-certified factories at the upcoming Sourcing at MAGIC show in Las Vegas from August 30 – September 2,…

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