WRAP Signs MoU with IHKIB

Istanbul Apparel Exporters’ Association (IHKIB) international relations and sustainability committee chairman Selcuk Mehmet Kaya visited our office in Arlington to sign an MoU with our President and CEO, Avedis Seferian.

WRAP CEO discusses third-party compliance verification in Sri Lankan facilities

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President and CEO, recently joined the Joint Apparel Association Forum (JAAF) to discuss why manufacturers in Sri Lanka are increasingly investing in third-party social compliance verification. Read his full comments in this article from Fibre2Fashion. (Paid subscription may be required to view article)

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.

TradeBeyond underscores commitment to supply chain responsibility with new WRAP integration

[HONG KONG – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2023] TradeBeyond, retail’s leading provider of global supply chain management solutions, has launched its new integration with Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) that incorporates the organization’s social sustainability certification data directly into TradeBeyond’s multi-enterprise platform. An independent nonprofit, WRAP runs the world’s largest social compliance certification program focused on […]

WRAP and TEDD announce partnership streamlining human rights due diligence in apparel and textiles manufacturing

(Monday, January 24, 2022) In the face of evolving human rights legislation and increasing calls for responsible business practices from consumers, stakeholders, and the investor community, all organizations stand to benefit from strategic due diligence focusing on environmental issues and governance. Coupled with a growing global demand for transparency in manufacturing and sourcing, these cultural […]

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WRAP named USFIA’s 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Sponsor

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) will be the United States Fashion Industry Association’s (USFIA) 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Sponsor. WRAP and USFIA look forward to expanding their collaboration. USFIA President Julia Hughes says “One of the most important values for USFIA and our members is Corporate Social Responsibility.  It is very exciting to collaborate with […]

WRAP announces new additions to its Board

Arlington, VA – Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is pleased to announce that two eminent voices in the sewn products space, Susan Calvert and Mary Turner, as well as a prominent leader in the venture capital sector, Debra Langley, will be joining the organization’s Board of Directors in early 2021. Ms. Calvert has been with […]

WRAP President and CEO named one of the Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders for 2020

Assent Compliance has named WRAP President and CEO Avedis Seferian one of its Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders for 2020. This list, published by the Canadian CSR consulting company, is based on a wide range of factors ranging from appearances in publications, media citations, and participation in trade shows and industry focus groups. […]

Mark Jaeger named WRAP’s new Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is pleased to announce that Mark Jaeger will join our team as Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement effective September 1, 2020. Before assuming this role, Mr. Jaeger served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Jockey International, a global, branded apparel company. Mark was a part of the […]

Updated WRAP statement regarding alleged forced labor at Hetian Taida

Arlington, VA – Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is the leading facility-based certification organization for sewn products. WRAP is a not-for-profit that has focused for the past 19 years on verifying and improving labor conditions in factories around the world. One of WRAP’s core principles is that forced labor of any kind has no place […]

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