The official podcast of Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), WRAPCast, hosted by Communications Manager Seth Lennon, will provide insight and analysis into the world of social compliance and responsible sourcing and will feature a rotating cycle of guests to address the hot button issues within the sphere.

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Seth is joined by Miran Ali of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) to talk about the situation facing Bangladesh's garment industry, as well as a new collaborative effort by some of the world's leading apparel production destinations. 

Jul 7

35 min 47 sec

WRAP President & CEO Avedis Seferian joins Seth to discuss how Symphonization has impacted the social audit space. They also address some of the recent developments in the sector, including industry efforts to address forced labor in the supply chain and how entities are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jun 3

43 min 30 sec

Seth is joined by Sanjeev Bahl, the founder of Saitex, a manufacturer working to pilot new and more sustainable methods of producing denim. Seth and Sanjeev discussed several topics, including the social and environmental impacts of Saitex's operations, the current global sourcing climate, and his new project to bring a sustainable production facility to the United States. 

Mar 11

45 min 35 sec

Seth is joined by Margaret Bishop, one of the leading academic voices in the social compliance realm. We talk about several topics, including how students are viewing social compliance, what new trends are beginning to emerge, and examine Margaret's vast experience in applying responsible sourcing concepts to real-world issues. 

Feb 10

48 min 51 sec

In Part 2 of their discussion, Seth and Nate take a look at the U.S./China trade relationship, the forced labor issues surrounding the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), and how governments and the industry are engaging on this matter, what the new U.S. presidential administration means for the apparel and footwear sector, as well as other hot-button topics.

Dec 2020

32 min 27 sec