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.
Sep. 17, 2018
Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA, questions President Trump’s decision to move forward with a 10% tariff on approximately $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from China.
Sep. 13, 2018
The American Apparel & Footwear Association commended President Trump following his decision to sign the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Act of 2018 into law today.
Sep. 12, 2018
AAFA joined with dozens of other trade associations to announce a new coalition to advocate against new tariffs being proposed and imposed.
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This RSL is intended to provide apparel and footwear companies with information related to regulations and laws that restrict or ban certain chemicals and substances in finished home textile, apparel, and footwear products around the world.
AAFA provides its members with a collection of ever-growing state-specific information and guidance.
A resource of frequently asked questions about labeling issues and requirements.
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Oct. 24, 2018 08:30 AM
AAFA returns to Hong Kong to convene industry leaders taking on complex and fast-paced demands of an industry in transition.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Hong Kong
Sep. 27, 2018 09:30 AM
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
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
Oct. 3, 2018 05:00 PM
The Executive Committee and Board of Directors will meet at Vans Headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA.
LOCATION: Costa Mesa, CA
Oct. 10, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Oct. 18, 2018 08:00 AM
AAFA is returning to The Reverie, bringing together industry leaders to discuss key topics for factories and suppliers in Vietnam.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Supply Chain
LOCATION: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Nov. 14, 2018 10:00 AM
On November 14, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2018 10:00 AM
The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.
TOPICS: Supply Chain
LOCATION: New York
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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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Oct. 15, 2018 02:00 PM
Impactiva will discuss how to craft a long-term remedy to sustain continual improvement by deploying a “3S eDemand-Chain”.
Nov. 5, 2018 02:00 PM
Join us for this AAFA member-only webinar to learn more about the Responsible Sourcing Network’s (RSN) YESS initiative. YESS, or Yarn Ethically &
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.