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Virtual: Social Responsibility - A Look Inside Bangladesh

Join the American Apparel and Footwear Association, AAFA, and WRAP as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates.
As the apparel and footwear industry faces a fundamental shift in their global supply chains, social compliance has become increasingly complex and critical to the way we do business.  Join the American Apparel & Footwear Association, AAFA, and Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) — AAFA's official Corporate Social Responsibility Partner – as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates. Walk away with an understanding of the current environment and the tools to help your company address it. 

Special Announcement: The virtual program will be presented over three nights with a country focus specific to Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Cambodia. We expect officials from each country to join us for the Q&A conversation. The presentation is scheduled to accommodate the time zone in Asia. Attendance is limited.

Virtual Event Date and Time

To accommodate industry executives in Asia, this event will take place in Bangladesh on the morning of November 11, from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM local time and in the U.S. at night on November 10, from 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM ET.
Washington, D.C. Bangladesh
Tuesday, November 10
10:00 PM - 11:30 PM ET
Wednesday, November 11
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM BST

AGENDA


FACTORY AUDITING BEST PRACTICES IN COVID-19

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy, AAFA
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, WRAP

KEY ISSUES TO WATCH

While major social compliance issues like forced labor, working hours, wages are common among most sourcing destinations, exactly what those issues are and how they play out vary from country to country. Learn about the key issues, and the places and manner in which they manifest themselves.

Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy, AAFA
Beth Hughes, Vice President, Trade and Customs Policy, AAFA
Mark Jaeger, Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, WRAP
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, WRAP

LIVE CONVERSATION:
Nate Herman, Senior Vice President, Policy, AAFA
Avedis Seferian, President and CEO, WRAP
Dr. Rubana Huq, President, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) 






      





When
11/10/2020 10:00 PM - 11/10/2020 11:30 PM
Where
Bangladesh Time: November 11 From 9:00AM - 10:30AM U.S. ET: November 10 From 10:00PM - 11:30PM Online, Virtual Event