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WRAP Pavilion to Be Spotlighted at MAGIC in Las Vegas
WRAP Pavilion to Be Spotlighted at MAGIC in Las Vegas Arlington, VA (July 31, 2009) In a historic first, a separate pavilion is set up...
Want More Business? Join WRAP at MAGIC!
By Steve JessephIn today’s challenging economic times, attracting and retaining customers is a major priority. If you are a business owner, WRAP certification may help.As...
WRAP-Certified Factories Spotlighted at Sourcing at MAGIC
WRAP-certified factories are being spotlighted at the Sourcing at MAGIC show, which is held in Las Vegas from February 16-18, 2010. Sourcing at MAGIC is...
Magic at MAGIC
By Steve JessephUS consumers are starting to spend again at retail, up to 22% more for luxury goods in January and February compared to the...
WRAP & SGS to Host a Seminar on Social and Environmental Compliance in China
In order to help businesses understand the importance of social and environmental compliance and win the international market, WRAP and SGS will jointly host a...
Social and Environmental Compliance Gets Attention from the African Textile Industry
The African Cotton and Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF) was officially launched on April 27-28 in Nairobi, Kenya. Stuart Webster, WRAP’s Director of Training, was invited as...
The Ultimate Sustainable Eco-Material
By Steve Jesseph, WRAP CEOLast week, I had the honor to again address the annual meeting of “Beast to Beauty” in London, England. It was...
Responsible Manufacturing: Global Best Practices in Sustainability, CSR and More
By Steve JessephProgress on labor and environmental issues over the past 15 years in facilities producing consumer goods for export has, by most accounts, been...
WRAP 10th Anniversary Conference Agenda
November 174:00 – 6:00 pm: Registration6:00 – 7:00 pm: Welcome receptionNovember 188:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration9:00 am – 9:15 am: WelcomeCharles C. Masten, Chairman,...
Reminder: Register for the November Conference NOW!
Dear Friends of WRAP,Please note that the deadline to register for the Embassy Suites Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for our Sustainability and CSR Conference...
WRAP Invites Certified Facilities to Participate in the 2011 MAGIC Show
Following the tremendous success of the first WRAP Pavilion at MAGIC (the largest fabric and apparel sourcing event in North America) in August 2010, WRAP is planning another...
WRAP's 10th Anniversary Conference Receives Positive Feedback
As part of WRAP’s 10th Anniversary celebration, WRAP organized one of the most important information sharing conferences on sustainability and corporate social responsibility in Fort...
Things To Do Before MAGIC
By Hong MeiMAGIC is right around the corner. You are ready to fly to Las Vegas and hope to get some orders to take home. ...
USA-ITA 23rd Annual Conference
This month, WRAP CEO Steve Jesseph and compliance manager Hong Mei headed to New York City to attend the 23rd Annual U.S. Association of Importers...
Global Social Compliance Program Annual Meeting
Last month, the WRAP team headed to San Francisco for the Global Social Compliance Program (GSCP) Annual Meeting. CEO Steve Jesseph, Vice President of Training...
AAFA Product Safety & RSL Conference in Dhaka
On November 30, WRAP’s Director of Compliance Administration Avedis Seferian moderated two panels at the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.The...
AAFA Product Safety & RSL Conference in Bangalore, India
On December 6, 2011, Director of Compliance Administration Avedis Seferian participated in the second American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) International Product Safety & Restricted...
WRAP’s Avedis Seferian Gives Keynote Speech at BATEXPO
Last week, WRAP’s Director of Compliance Administration Avedis Seferian was a keynote speaker at the Bangladesh Apparel and Textile Exposition (BATEXPO) of 2011, held annually...
Business Opportunities Abound at Colombiatex
This week, WRAP joins hundreds of exhibitors in Medellin for Colombiatex of the Americas from January 24 to 26.Thanks to increased economic growth of Colombia’s...
WRAP’s Saifullah Khawaja discusses Bangladeshi apparel sector at GARMENTech
Last week, Bangladeshi Country Manager Saifullah Khawaja spoke to a crowd of 200 at the Fabric Apparel Clothing Technology Summit (FACTS). Khawaja discussed WRAP’s 12...
WRAP attends CAFAXPO
As always, the WRAP Bangladesh staff is staying busy with audits, trainings, speaking engagements and conferences as the Bangladeshi apparel and export industry continues its...
WRAP at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
Biannually, the Outdoor Retailer Association hosts a trade show in Salt Lake City Utah. The Winter Market, held each January, features apparel and accessories for...
WRAP’s Latin America Duo Take Medellin
In late January, WRAP’s Monica Escobar-Hertzoff, who manages compliance and training for Latin America, and Anthony de Lima, our compliance coordinator who works extensively with...
MAGIC February Apparel Show
Twice a year, WRAP staff head to Las Vegas for MAGIC , the largest apparel trade show in the United States. WRAP has been a...
UL-STR’s 7th Annual Responsible Sourcing Summit
In February, Vice President of Compliance Avedis Seferian headed to Los Angeles for the 7th Annual UL-Responsible Sourcing's Responsible Sourcing Summit.The day-long event featured six...
WRAP’s Monica Escobar-Hertzoff Conducts Webinar for U.S. Embassy in Peru
Monica Escobar-Hertzoff, WRAP’s Manager of Compliance & Training for the Americas, spoke in an informational webinar online that was broadcast to the United States Embassy...
WRAP CEO Avedis Seferian Ethical Sourcing Forum Interview on YouTube
While at the Ethical Sourcing Forum 2012, WRAP CEO Avedis Seferian was interviewed about WRAP, social compliance, fire safety and the business benefits of ethical...
WRAP Staff Attends CSR Conference at the State Department
On April 26, 2012, WRAP’s President & CEO Avedis Seferian and Compliance Coordinator Kelli Hoggle attended a conference, “Promoting a Comprehensive Approach to Corporate Social...
Evolving Sourcing Imperatives
It has long been true that if a...
5 things you should know about sourcing from Africa
It’s no secret that Africa is attracting a...
Ushering in a New Era In Social Compliance Certification
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05.25.16 - Evolving Sourcing Imperatives
04.05.16 - 5 things you should know about sourcing from Africa
01.21.16 - Ushering in a New Era In Social Compliance Certification
12.03.15 - The Value of Social Compliance
10.02.15 - WRAP goes to Tanzania
09.09.15 - Opportunities & Challenges in Latin America
07.30.15 - Tools of the Trade(show)
06.29.15 - Moving the Environmental Wheel
05.27.15 - Three Good Reasons To Use WRAP
04.16.15 - Trust, But Verify: A Look at WRAP's Quality Control System
02.17.15 - Big Data for Better Compliance
01.22.15 - Looking Back, Looking Ahead
01.08.15 - Sub contracting in manufacturing facilities – Production improvement or avenues for unethical practices?
11.12.14 - Reflections on the World Fashion Convention
10.17.14 - Thoughts on Social Compliance in Myanmar
09.17.14 - You Get What You Pay For
08.20.14 - Sustainable Training 101
07.21.14 - Investing in the CSR Future
02.22.14 - A Rising Tide Lifts All (Compliant) Boats
01.31.14 - 2014: Looking Back & Looking Ahead
01.07.14 - What Horse Racing Can Teach Us About Management Systems
11.23.13 - A call for remembrance, a call for unity
11.14.13 - Celebrating the 250th edition of the WRAP Weekly Newsletter
08.26.13 - The Path of Compliance
08.12.13 - Working our MAGIC
07.23.13 - Are you sitting comfortably? A wake up call for ethical trade in 2013
05.09.13 - Compassion in the midst of Chaos
04.19.13 - WRAP's Avedis Seferian talks about Africa's sourcing potential
04.08.13 - Stuart Webster talks about the importance of training within a social compliance program
03.14.13 - Social Compliance: What's Next
02.22.13 - Highly Effective, Highly Affordable Fire Safety
01.15.13 - Looking ahead at 2013
01.04.13 - Training the Trainers: How WRAP is helping M&S change the world, one worker at a time
12.18.12 - The Garment Industry Land Rush: New Markets
12.04.12 - Preventing Tragedy
11.20.12 - The Garment Industry Land Rush: Sourcing
10.22.12 - The Triangle of Compliance
06.26.12 - Cotton: Prices Plummet, Focus on Sustainability Grows
06.25.12 - Global Outcry Follows Argentina’s Trade Protectionist Measures
06.22.12 - As Brazil’s Economy Grows, Its Manufacturing Struggles
06.21.12 - As Wages Rise in China, Industry Seeks Sourcing Alternatives
06.06.12 - Minimum Wage on the Increase in Asia
05.30.12 - News Analysis: Workers’ Rights are Focus of Colombia and U.S. FTA
05.25.12 - WRAP Staff Attends CSR Conference at the State Department
05.24.12 - Worldwide Synthetic Fiber Prices Plummet in March
05.21.12 - Industry Sees Increased Concern for Chemicals in Textile Production
05.17.12 - WRAP CEO Avedis Seferian Ethical Sourcing Forum Interview on YouTube
05.14.12 - U.S. Imports Decline as Made in America Promoted, says WWD
05.10.12 - News Analysis: Obama’s Recent Trade Policies
05.09.12 - WRAP President & CEO Completes South Asia Tour
04.26.12 - Importers Survey Shows Production Leaving China for Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh
04.25.12 - Brookings Institution Hosts Seminar on U.S.- Latin America Economic Relationship
04.23.12 - WRAP’s Fire Safety Training Courses Continued Success Help Brands
04.06.12 - WRAP’s Monica Escobar-Hertzoff Conducts Webinar for U.S. Embassy in Peru
04.04.12 - India-Africa Trade Partnership Aims to Reach $90 billion in Bilateral Trade by 2015
03.26.12 - Bangladesh Plans To Create More SEZs
03.23.12 - News Analysis: Fiber Prices Affect Industry
03.19.12 - IRCA-Approved Three-day Internal Auditor Course in New York City
03.16.12 - Compliance Officer: One of the Best Jobs of 2012
03.12.12 - Bangladesh Fire Safety Training
03.05.12 - Colombia Boosted by Retail, FTAs, Infrastructure
02.29.12 - UL-STR’s 7th Annual Responsible Sourcing Summit
02.24.12 - Interview: Marian McLaughlin of the Amsterdam Fashion Institute
02.22.12 - MAGIC February Apparel Show
02.17.12 - Accelerated Learning and Social Compliance: An Interview with Harry Mitchell
02.15.12 - WRAP’s Latin America Duo Take Medellin
02.14.12 - Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 5
02.03.12 - Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 4
02.02.12 - Recap: WRAP at AMFI Day 3
02.01.12 - WRAP at AMFI: Recap Day 2
01.31.12 - WRAP at AMFI Recap: Day 1
01.27.12 - WRAP at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
01.26.12 - WRAP attends CAFAXPO
01.23.12 - Business Opportunities Abound at Colombiatex
01.20.12 - WRAP’s Saifullah Khawaja discusses Bangladeshi apparel sector at GARMENTech
01.18.12 - WRAP on the Surge in Demand for Compliance Certification in Emerging Asian Markets
01.06.12 - Flooding in Thailand: Effects and Aftermath
12.15.11 - WRAP’s Avedis Seferian Gives Keynote Speech at BATEXPO
12.07.11 - AAFA Product Safety & RSL Conference in Bangalore, India
12.05.11 - Accelerated Learning with Vice President of Training & Education Stuart Webster
12.01.11 - AAFA Product Safety & RSL Conference in Dhaka
11.30.11 - Global Social Compliance Program Annual Meeting
11.21.11 - USA-ITA 23rd Annual Conference
04.28.11 - EARTH DAY 2011: What Are We DOING?
03.23.11 - Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire
03.08.11 - Celebrating International Women’s Day 2011 with WRAP
02.04.11 - Things To Do Before MAGIC
12.20.10 - WRAP's 10th Anniversary Conference Receives Positive Feedback
11.11.10 - WRAP Invites Certified Facilities to Participate in the 2011 MAGIC Show
10.12.10 - Reminder: Register for the November Conference NOW!
08.17.10 - WRAP 10th Anniversary Conference Agenda
06.25.10 - Responsible Manufacturing: Global Best Practices in Sustainability, CSR and More
06.11.10 - The Ultimate Sustainable Eco-Material
05.28.10 - Social and Environmental Compliance Gets Attention from the African Textile Industry
04.22.10 - Anvil Knitwear Receives First WRAPe Certification in the World
04.21.10 - WRAP & SGS to Host a Seminar on Social and Environmental Compliance in China
04.20.10 - WRAP Certification Helps Open More Doors to Global Buyers
04.14.10 - Magic at MAGIC
04.09.10 - A “First” for 1,000,000 Year-Old Industry…..
03.27.10 - Save Our Planet: Actions, Actions, Actions
03.04.10 - Bring CSR Awareness to Apparel Trade Shows
02.16.10 - WRAP-Certified Factories Spotlighted at Sourcing at MAGIC
11.23.09 - The Loss of Neil Kearney
11.23.09 - Celebration of the Holidays
11.06.09 - Want More Business? Join WRAP at MAGIC!
11.02.09 - Ethics in Action: WRAP Support Services for Academic Programs
10.19.09 - WRAP Raises CSR Awareness Among College Students
10.09.09 - Welcome to Our New Website
09.09.09 - WRAP & SGS Host Labor and Environmental Compliance Seminars in China
09.09.09 - WRAP Partners with MFG.com
09.09.09 - WRAP Hosts Social Compliance Auditor Training
09.09.09 - WRAP Pavilion to Be Spotlighted at MAGIC in Las Vegas
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