AAFA Member-Only Virtual Training: A World Tour of Social Compliance Risks: What Does WRAP Data Reveal?

Thursday, May 30, 2024
2:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET | Online


Member only. This content is open to AAFA members only. For membership access, contact membership@aafaglobal.org


In 2023, WRAP conducted over 3500 audits in more than 40 countries, including all the major apparel sourcing destinations in the world. WRAP's President & CEO, Avedis Seferian, will share highlights of audit findings including non-compliance trends and remediation measures.
Attendees of this webinar will learn:
  • To understand the types and trends in non-compliances for major sourcing countries. 
  • About remediation measures for common non-compliances.
  • The scope of a WRAP audit.


Headshot of Avedis SeferianAvedis Seferian
President and CEO   

Avedis H. Seferian joined WRAP in 2004 and became its President and CEO in 2012. He has extensive knowledge of social responsibility issues within the highly complex worldwide supply chains of the apparel, textile and footwear sectors. A recognized expert in the area of social compliance and responsible sourcing, Avedis was named by Assent Compliance as one of the Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders for 2020. He often speaks on topics in this field at different forums around the world and has contributed to many leading trade publications and news outlets. Avedis is the Chairman of the Executive Board (and a member of the Stakeholder Board) of the Association of Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) and sits on the Impartiality Committees of several audit organizations; he also served on the Board of Advisors of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety.


Headshot of Nate HermanNate Herman
Senior Vice President, Policy

Nate Herman oversees AAFA’s Policy department, managing the association’s lobbying, policy, and regulatory affairs activities. Nate leads AAFA’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, formulating and implementing CSR policy and representing AAFA and the industry on CSR issues before governments, NGOs, and other key stakeholders. In addition, Nate develops all apparel and footwear industry data and statistics as AAFA's resident economist. Prior to joining AAFA, Nate worked for six years at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration assisting U.S. firms in entering the global market. Nate spent the last two years as the Department's industry analyst for the footwear and travel goods industries. Nate received a Masters of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics from the University of Delaware in 1992. 

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Stephanie Paendong