The Brand Protection Council focuses its efforts on the global war against counterfeit apparel, footwear, accessories, and other supplier products.
The purpose of the Customs listserv is to regularly inform AAFA members about the latest customs-related issues and news affecting the apparel and footwear industries.
The Environmental Committee provides AAFA members a forum to discuss proper environmental stewardship and sustainability best practices for the industry.
The Footwear Action Committee is a dedicated and formalized platform for members to discuss issues unique to the production, sourcing, and selling of shoes.
Joint AAFA/NRF/RILA/USFIA Forced Labor Working Group - groups of brands and associations working on forced labor issues, including best practices and innovative approaches, communications l, the WRO process, and lobbying and advocacy.
The GCC keeps members apprised of developments that bear on the needs and requirements of the U.S. military and other parts of the U.S. government with respect to the procurement of clothing and shoes, and the problems faced by the industry.
The AAFA labeling listserv was created to discuss issues related to labeling and packaging products for public consumption and serves as a forum for questions on the subject.
AAFA's Legwear Committee is dedicated to addressing issues unique to the legwear sector. The committee addresses the needs of our legwear members through regular meetings and advocacy initiatives.
The Product Safety Council provides a forum for members to discuss and learn about regulations and issues related to product safety and chemical management.
The Social Responsibility Committee identifies and studies global social responsibility issues and trends that affect the U.S. apparel and footwear industry.
The Trade Policy Committee serves as the principal "eyes and ears" for AAFA on trade and legislative and regulatory matters at national and international levels, and directs lobbying and advocacy responses.
The Transportation listserv follows issues such as ports, shipping, and logistics. Participants of the transportation list receive regular updates describing the actions of AAFA on transportation issues, as well as breaking news reports.