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 […]

2023 Worker Survey Report

This paper shares the findings of a joint worker survey conducted from October 2021 – March 2023 in labor-intensive manufacturing facilities in exporting countries. Six nonprofit social compliance organizations collaborated on the deployment of the survey tool in their partnering facilities. The 14,739 workers surveyed were primarily based in Bangladesh, Vietnam, India, Italy, and Turkey; […]

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.

Hoạt động của nhà máy an toàn trong môi trường sau đại dịch

Khi đại dịch COVID-19 tiếp tục diễn ra trong năm thứ ba, khi hoạt động kinh doanh cố gắng trở lại bình thường và khi các hướng dẫn về sức khỏe cộng đồng liên tục thay đổi, Hiệp hội Quần áo & Giày dép Hoa Kỳ (AAFA) đã cập nhật hướng dẫn trước đây với Sản xuất được công nhận có trách nhiệm trên toàn thế giới (WRAP ) - Đối tác Trách nhiệm Xã hội Doanh nghiệp của AAFA - để cho phép nhà máy vận hành an toàn hơn trong […]