WRAP/AAFA Partnership

The Latest from WRAP and the AAFA

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The AAFA's Senior Vice President, Policy, Nate Herman, recently sat down with WRAP's President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, to discuss emerging mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence (mHRDD) requirements in the apparel industry. 

(April 2022)

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear, and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market. The AAFA is the public policy and political voice for the apparel and footwear industries in the U.S. and around the world, representing over 1,000 world-famous brands, retailers, and manufacturers. A recognized leader on a range of issues critical to its members, including brand protection, supply chain & manufacturing, and trade, the AAFA relies on WRAP as its official Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Partner, to help its membership further promote socially responsible production.

Insights on human rights issues, government oversight, and due diligence

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AAFA's President and CEO, Steve Lamar, sat down with WRAP's President and CEO, Avedis Seferian, to discuss the role of government in the human rights arena, the increased importance of conducting proper due diligence, and what stakeholders can expect from our partnership over the next year. (March 2022)

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WRAP and the AAFA work together to develop resources for the industry and the wide range of stakeholders both organizations serve. These tools provide actionable guidance for apparel and footwear professionals committed to maintaining socially responsible supply chains.

(Some content may require an AAFA membership to access)

WRAP/AAFA Thought Leadership

WRAP provides essential thought leadership at AAFA events, committee meetings, and webinars on crucial social responsibility topics and trends.
(Some content may require an AAFA membership to access)

Featured Collaboration

WRAP collaborated with the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) to offer two workshops on social responsibility in Vietnam's and Indonesia's respective garment manufacturing industries. The virtual session from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam was held on September 14, 2021. The next event took place on September 28, 2021 from Jakarta, Indonesia. (September 28, 2021)

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