WRAP and the Sustainable Development Goals

Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) has been covering the U.S. government’s push of domestically produced apparel—and the corresponding drop in American imports—for the past few months. At the beginning of this year, the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce launched the Made in America…

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Yesterday’s Workers are Today’s Owners

By Steve Jesseph In today’s challenging economic times, attracting and retaining customers is a major priority.  If you are a business owner, WRAP certification may help. As we clearly saw at the August 2009 MAGIC Show in Las Vegas, being WRAP-certified was a distinct business…

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Indian Garment Exports – Exciting Times Ahead

As the social compliance sector continues to grow, so does employment within the industry. Last month, U.S. News and World Report named the role of compliance officer one of the best jobs of 2012. The article, written by Phillip Moeller on February 27, 2012, detailed…

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Moving the Environmental Wheel

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shane Danaher for the Sourcing Journal and it is republished on the WRAP blog with the author’s permission. At a meeting last week between economic ministers and industry leaders from both India and a variety of African nations,…

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Sub contracting in manufacturing facilities – Production improvement or avenues for unethical practices?

We have a multi-cultural multi-lingual staff here at WRAP. Additionally, because we are a small organization, our staff members must often step out of their comfort zones and traditional roles to confront new challenges. Monica Escobar-Hertzoff, our Manager of Compliance and Training for the Americas,…

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