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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): the current state of play and a look down the road

In a presentation delivered in conjunction with the Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF), Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President and CEO, and Mark Jaeger, WRAP’s Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, addressed social compliance in global supply chains, with a focus on the growing intersection of human rights and trade. The session addressed current risks, options, and tradeoffs involved, with […]

Mark Jaeger during WRAP/CAF Webinar

Corporate Social Responsibility

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, and Mark Jaeger, WRAP’s Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, addressed social compliance in global supply chains, with a focus on the growing intersection of human rights and trade during a webinar produced in partnership with the Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF).

AAFA-WRAP guidance on Myanmar

In light of the February 1, 2021 coup in Myanmar (otherwise known as Burma), the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has published guidance for members sourcing from Myanmar. We urge buyers to take steps to ensure workers’ rights are protected, including union members, and to ensure the full and timely payments of workers during […]

Stakeholders can help drive practical solutions to their sustainability objectives

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, joined a discussion at Rewire: Sustainability 2021. Avedis and his fellow panelists examined how stakeholders can help governments, businesses, and consumers drive practical solutions to their sustainability objectives. Content requires a free registration.

The current state of U.S.-China trade relations

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, joins AAFA’s Senior Vice President, Policy, Nate Herman to discuss the current state of U.S.-China trade relations and the situation in Xinjiang.

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/American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) webinar.

Symphonization: A new social compliance paradigm post-COVID

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, discusses “Symphonization” at a joint WRAP/American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) webinar.

Mark Jaeger discussing Destination Africa event

The role social compliance will have for African apparel firms

At the fifth edition of the Destination Africa event, Mark Jaeger, WRAP’s Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, discussed the growing role that social compliance will have for African apparel firms seeking to ship their goods to the European Union and the United States.

Avedis Seferian during USFIA Virtual Apparel Importers Trade and Transportation Conference

Tackling forced labor in the supply chain: audit perspectives

Avedis Seferian, WRAP’s President & CEO, discussed how to tackle forced labor in the supply chain during the United States Fashion Industry Association’s (USFIA) Virtual Apparel Importers Trade and Transportation Conference.

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. […]