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.

"The Social Responsibility committee provides the broadest forum available, both nationally and internationally, for AAFA members to discuss common issues of corporate social responsibility."

-- David Uricoli, Vice President, Global Human Rights Compliance, Ralph Lauren
and Laura Wittman, Senior Vice President Compliance, Global Brands Group

Committee Co-Chairs

Committee Leadership

Laura Wittman, Co-Chair
Senior Vice President Compliance, Global Brands Group

David Uricoli, Co-Chair
Vice President, Global Human Rights Compliance, Ralph Lauren.

Committee Membership

View Committee Roster

Staff Liaison

Nate Herman

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. 

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