Social Responsibility Committee

The Social Responsibility Committee identifies and studies global social responsibility issues and trends that affect the U.S. apparel and footwear industry. AAFA disseminates that information to committee members who meet regularly to discuss these issues, develop and/or share best practices and, when necessary, develop the industry’s plan of action in response to specific issues.

Committee Leadership

Laura Wittman, Chair
Social & Environmental Affairs Global Brands Group

AAFA committee meetings are an invaluable member benefit. They bring together members for networking and learning opportunities, governmental and non-governmental organization engagement, and understanding and addressing emerging issues globally, especially in the corporate responsibility and sustainability space.

--  Laura Wittman, 2021 Social Responsibility Committee Chair

Want to join this committee? Add it to your committee selections in your profile or email Membership at membership@aafaglobal.org.

Committee Membership

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Staff Liaison

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy

CSR Partnership with WRAP

Learn more about AAFA’s official Corporate Social Responsibility Partner, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), and access the tools and research reports we’ve developed in partnership to provide AAFA members with actionable guidance to move beyond compliance in their global supply chains. 

Related Events

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Aug. 10, 2021 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee August Conference Call 2021

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

8/10/2021 3:00:00 PM

Aug. 11, 2021 02:00 PM

Briefing: Protecting Migrant Workers in Your Supply Chain

Learn about one brand's approach to protecting migrant workers in their supply chain.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

8/11/2021 2:00:00 PM

Aug. 12, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 26

Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

8/12/2021 12:00:00 PM

Aug. 19, 2021 02:00 PM

Webinar: Vera Bradley’s Covid-19 Digital Transformation Journey

A panel discussion and case study on Vera Bradley’s Covid-19 digital transformation journey including the lessons forward-thinking retailers can lever

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

8/19/2021 2:00:00 PM

Sep. 2, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 27

Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/2/2021 12:00:00 PM

Sep. 9, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 28

Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/9/2021 12:00:00 PM