Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference
Wednesday, June 21, 20233:30 – 4:15 p.m. ET Verizon Executive Education Center (Cornell Tech)2 W Loop Rd.New York City, NY. 10044 WRAP’s President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, will be a featured speaker at Innovation Forum’s two-day conference in New York. His session will explore how social compliance standards can align to tackle audit fatigue and […]
Panel discussion on cultural impact of Rana Plaza at 2023 Sustainability Summit
WRAP’s President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, was a featured speaker at Sourcing Journal’s 2023 Sustainability Summit in New York. He joined a panel discussion on how the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza impacted the social compliance landscape and global discourse about human rights issues in supply chains. Learn more about the insights and personal testimonies […]
10 Years Later: Lessons from the Rana Plaza Tragedy
It has been one decade since the deadly collapse of Rana Plaza dominated global headlines. Ten years later, industry leaders, social compliance experts, labor advocates, and government leaders around the world still feel the impact of the 1,134 lives lost. In an article published by Sourcing Journal, WRAP’s President and CEO explores the lessons that […]
Reflecting on the lingering implications of the Rana Plaza tragedy: a conversation on Rachelle Jackson’s Business & Human Rights podcast.
WRAP’s President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, joined the “Business and Human Rights with Rachelle” podcast to discuss the 10-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. This episode explores businesses’ responses to the historic tragedy, what the industry learned in terms of prevention, and what the world now expects when it comes to […]
Accountability in the apparel industry 10 years after Rana Plaza
WRAP’s President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, joins the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)’s Vice President of Policy, Nate Herman, for a discussion on accountability in the apparel industry ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza.
WRAP reviews regulatory changes facing global apparel industry at SOURCING at MAGIC
Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President and CEO, led a session on the mounting regulatory and compliance challenges facing the global apparel industry at the 2023 SOURCING at MAGIC trade show in Las Vegas. Learn more in this article from Sourcing Journal. Subscription may be required to view article.
Insights on the implications of UFLPA
AAFA’s Senior Vice President, Policy, Nate Herman, sits down with WRAP’s President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, to discuss the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA).
Apparel industry labor issues in supply chains
Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President and CEO, joined the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) to discuss labor issues in supply chains and the apparel industry at large.
The intersection of social compliance audits and CTPAT minimum security requirements
Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, participated in the United States Fashion Industry Association’s (USFIA) Virtual Washington Trade Symposium. Avedis spoke on The Intersection of Social Compliance Audits and CTPAT Minimum Security Requirements.
How to ensure compliance while juggling quality, speed to market, and cost
Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, took part in PI Apparel’s Quality and Compliance event. Avedis moderated a panel titled “How Do We Ensure Compliance While Juggling Quality, Speed to Market, and Cost?”