Supply Chain & Manufacturing

As the industry’s source for supply chain compliance, AAFA helps you stay ahead of sustainability and social responsibility matters, chemical management, transportation and logistics, and more.

News

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Mar. 04, 2019

Apparel and Footwear Industry Urges Swift Congressional Approval of USMCA

AAFA has long supported the USMCA negotiations, calling for the resulting agreement to be trilateral with Mexico and Canada, to not harm to the industry’s supply chains, and to be seamlessly implemented.

Apr. 12, 2019

AAFA Supports Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act

AAFA expressed its support for the Mongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act following its introduction in Congress.

Apr. 04, 2019

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Letter to Cambodia Government

AAFA joined 7 other trade associations to express concern to Prime Minister Hun Sen regarding the worker and human rights situation in Cambodia.

Mar. 21, 2019

AAFA Testifies in Washington State on Chemical Management Legislation

AAFA presented industry concerns regarding draft chemical management legislation in Washington State.

Legislative Action Center

Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing supply chain issues for our industry today. Urge Congress to support a single national “Made in USA” labeling standard and show your company’s support for the ILO/IFC Better Work Program. Let us help you contact Congress!

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Tools & Research

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Commitment to Responsible Recruitment

Learn about (and take part in) this collaborative industry effort to address potential forced labor risks for migrant workers in the global supply chain.

Commitment to Responsible Recruitment

Learn about (and take part in) this collaborative industry effort to address potential forced labor risks for migrant workers in the global supply chain.

State-Specific Resources

AAFA provides its members with a collection of ever-growing state-specific information and guidance.

Labeling Frequently Asked Questions

A resource of frequently asked questions about labeling issues and requirements.

Events

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Apr. 26, 2019 11:00 AM

AAFA/U.S. Government Conference Call on Ethiopia

AAFA/U.S. Government Conference Call on Ethiopia

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

4/26/2019 11:00:00 AM

Apr. 30, 2019 10:00 AM

AAFA Government Relations Spring Committee Meeting

On April 30, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Washington, DC

4/30/2019 10:00:00 AM

May 14, 2019 06:00 PM

Government Contracts Committee Spring 2019 Meeting

Join AAFA in Virginia Beach, VA for the GCC Spring 2019 Meeting.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Virginia Beach, VA

5/14/2019 6:00:00 PM

June 4, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee June 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

6/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

June 6, 2019 09:00 AM

Product Safety & Compliance Seminar 2019 - NYC

This program supports the development of a comprehensive risk-based approach in order to achieve confidence in your compliance systems.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

6/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

June 27, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee June 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

6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

Webinars

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Apr. 25, 2019 04:00 PM

Briefing: The Commitment & Your Social Compliance Program

Implementing the Commitment to Responsible Recruitment in your supply chain.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

4/25/2019 4:00:00 PM

May 8, 2019 02:00 PM

Webinar: Product Safety in 2019 and What You Need to Know

This webinar will be a product safety update with a focus on CPSC priorities, state product safety actions, and the work the AAFA is doing at the stat

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

5/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

June 13, 2019 02:00 PM

Webinar: Critical Programs & Sustainable Procurement

BSI will cover the ISO20400 standard and why it can help you in your Corporate Social Responsibility journey.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

June 19, 2019 02:00 PM

Webinar: Social Compliance Across New Sourcing Countries

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) will explore the social compliance landscape in newly emerging sourcing destinations.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Request for Comments

Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.

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