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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Oct. 05, 2017

AAFA Joins Others in Commenting on Uzbek Cotton Situation

AAFA joined several other organizations in commenting on the Uzbek government decision to recall university students and some health and education workers from forced labor in the cotton fields.

Dec. 08, 2017

Leading brands and trade associations call on Myanmar to respect rights

Leading garment brands and trade associations from Europe and the U.S. have called on the Myanmar government to respect the rights of the ethnic minority population of Rakhine State or risk further eroding business and investor confidence.

Nov. 15, 2017

EAGL Coalition Commends Unanimous Approval of Senate Bill

As a member of the EAGL Coalition, the American Apparel & Footwear Association applauds the unanimous approval of the Multilateral Aid Review Act of 2017 by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Nov. 09, 2017

AAFA Pushes Duty Relief for American Companies via the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB)

November 9, 2017 – Today, the American Apparel & Footwear Association commended the House Ways and Means Committee for formally introducing the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) and urged quick Congressional passage of the bill.

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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Dec. 12, 2017 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee December 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

12/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Dec. 14, 2017 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee December 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

12/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Jan. 16, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee January 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

1/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 7, 2018 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Winter 2018 Meeting

The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

Feb. 7, 2018 12:30 PM

Environmental Committee Winter 2018 Meeting

The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/7/2018 12:30:00 PM

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

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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