Supply Chain

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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Feb. 07, 2018

AAFA Joins Forces with WRAP on Corporate Social Responsibility Priorities

The American Apparel & Footwear Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) to become AAFA’s official Corporate Social Responsibility Partner.

Feb. 07, 2018

AAFA Joins Forces with WRAP on Corporate Social Responsibility Priorities

The American Apparel & Footwear Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) to become AAFA’s official Corporate Social Responsibility Partner.

Feb. 05, 2018

AAFA Supports Vermont Chemical Reporting Schedule

AAFA submitted a letter to the Vermont Department of Health supporting the draft rule, which created a two-year retroactive reporting schedule for Chemicals of High Concern in Children's Products.

Feb. 05, 2018

AAFA Urges Quick Confirmation of CPSC Nominees

AAFA joined several other trade associations in urging quick confirmation of CPSC nominees.

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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Restricted Substance List (RSL)

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.

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.

Restricted Substance List (RSL)

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.

Events

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Feb. 21, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee February 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

2/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 22, 2018 03:00 PM

AAFA Bangladesh Update

Please join AAFA for this member-only off-the-record call on the state of play in Bangladesh.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

2/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 28, 2018

Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit

The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on February 28.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Washington, DC

2/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 20, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee March 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

3/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Mar. 27, 2018 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee March Conference Call

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Apr. 16, 2018 06:00 PM

American Image Awards 2018

The American Image Awards honors those who have exemplified leadership, excellence, and outstanding achievement. Meet the honorees!

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

4/16/2018 6:00:00 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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Webinars

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Feb. 21, 2018 01:00 PM

Webinar: Millennials, Parents, and Textile Sustainability

Learn what the world's most influential generation thinks about the environment and social responsibility related to their apparel choices.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

2/21/2018 1:00:00 PM

Mar. 7, 2018 02:00 PM

Webinar: When Technology Meets Fashion Sustainability

Want 10 best practice policies to develop a competitive edge while supporting sustainability initiatives? Join this webinar.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

3/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Mar. 15, 2018 02:00 PM

Webinar: Pivotal 2018 Mid-Term Elections & What's at Stake

Join AAFA and BIPAC as we examine the factors shaping this year's campaigns and policy ramifications of the elections.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

3/15/2018 2:00:00 PM