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. 

Related Events

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Sep. 4, 2019 11:00 AM

AAFA Member-Only Conference Call on China Uighur Issue

AAFA off-the-record discussion on Uighur issue in China’s northwest Xinjiang Province

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Sep. 10, 2019 02:00 PM

Webinar: Childrenswear Safety Testing for the EU Market

UL will dive into a detailed explanation of the different types of small parts tests that can be performed on children's clothing.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

9/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

Sep. 10, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee September Conference Call

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 12, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee September Conference Call 2019

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 23, 2019 05:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting Fall 2019

The Executive Committee and Board of Directors will meet at PVH Headquarters in New York, NY

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

9/23/2019 5:00:00 PM

Sep. 26, 2019 09:30 AM

Footwear Workshop

Global issues are on the rise. Meet us in Lawrence, MA to discuss footwear issues that are essential for safety and compliance.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Lawrence, MA

9/26/2019 9:30:00 AM