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Update on Social Compliance in the Global Fashion Industry
2016 WRAP & SGS Co-Hosted Seminar Series
Various dates and locations in China
 
WRAP has partnered with SGS to host a series of seminars across China to discuss WRAP's new approach to working hours and other updates on local labor laws that affect production facilities. Topics include:
  • • Why is social compliance an imperative sourcing requirement?
  • • Introduction to WRAP and an update on working hours
  • • Local law requirements in China
LOCATIONS:
Guangzhou - August 12
Shanghai - September 8
 
The course will be conducted by Bonnic Chung, WRAP's Head of Operations for Greater China.
 

 

WRAP & Bureau Veritas Seminar
2016 WRAP & BV Co-Hosted Seminar Series
Various dates and locations in China
 
As part of a revision to its 12 Principles, beginning on January 1, 2016, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) will change its certification criteria to encourage transparency on working hours. BV and WRAP will jointly organize a series of seminars in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Nanjing and Ningbo in 2016.
 
LOCATIONS:
Nanjing - June 24
Ningbo - July 8
Guangzhou - July 22
 
The course will be conducted by Bonnic Chung, WRAP's Head of Operations for Greater China, and Wednesday Cui, BV's CSR Senior Technical Consultant.
 

 

WRAP & ALGI Social Compliance Seminar
June 7, 2016
Shenzhen, China
 
TOPICS INCLUDE:
  • The value of social compliance
  • Update on WRAP's new approach to working hours
  • WRAP's 12 Principles
  • Evaluation of common non-conformities
 
The course will be conducted by Bonnic Chung, WRAP's Head of Operations for Greater China, and Winni Sun, ALGI Quality Assurance Manager.
 

 

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada
August 22-24, 2016
Toronto, Canada
 
WRAP is pleased to announce that we will be both exhibiting and presenting at the Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada event, Canada's first-ever, premier trade show connecting buyers with manufacturers of apparel, textiles, garments, fashion accessories, and home textiles from around the world.

President & CEO Avedis Seferian will give a talk titled "Protecting Your Name: How social compliance secures your business reputation." Additionally, WRAP's Clay Hickson, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, will participate in a panel discussion about ensuring your garments are being sourced ethically, no matter where they are being made.
 

 

WRAP & ALGI Social Compliance Seminar
June 7, 2016
Shenzhen, China
 
TOPICS INCLUDE:
  • The value of social compliance
  • Update on WRAP's new approach to working hours
  • WRAP's 12 Principles
  • Evaluation of common non-conformities
 
The course will be conducted by Bonnic Chung, WRAP's Head of Operations for Greater China, and Winni Sun, ALGI Quality Assurance Manager.
 

Reframing Labor, Human Rights
& Sustained Company Performance
June 15-16, 2016
Bard College
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
 
This event, presented by Skytop Strategies, will present ideas and discussion on how to manage risk and opportunity within supply chain practices. WRAP's President & CEO Avedis Seferian will lead a panel discussion on Day 1 titled "In the Court of Public Opinion: How to Best Manage the Message—Before, During and After a Special Situation Arises"
 
To register, contact Jon Scorcia of Skytop Strategies at +1-845-633-8787 or jscorcia@skytopstrategies.com.
Mention WRAP and receive a 25% registration discount.

 

WRAP & Intertek Co-Hosted Seminar Series
Various dates and locations in China
 
WRAP has partnered with Intertek to host a series of seminars across China to discuss WRAP's new approach to working hours and other updates on local labor laws that affect production facilities. Topics include:
  • • The value of social compliance
  • • Update on WRAP's revised Principle 6
  • • Overview of WRAP's Certification Process
  • • Overview of social auditing and audit components
  • • Recent updates to local laws
LOCATIONS:
Dongguan - June 28
Hangzhou - July 13
Wuxi - August 23
Qingdao - September 7
 
The course will be conducted by Bonnic Chung, WRAP's Head of Operations for Greater China, Bonnie Chan, Manager of Intertek's Training and Consultancy Department, and Philip Fan, Senior CSR Auditor at Intertek.