New WRAP Mandate Expands Factory Certification Beyond Apparel - Comprehensive Approach to Global Manufacturing Standards to Improve Labor Conditions

Author: WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production), Published on: 30 August 2007

The Board of Directors for Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production (WRAP) today announced a change in the name of the organization to Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production....reflect[ing] the organization's increasing involvement with diverse industries as they seek to certify ethical working conditions... Steve Jesseph, WRAP's President and CEO...[said] "We've found that the management systems and code areas for the apparel sector are directly applicable to virtually any other product - whether it is furniture, housewares, glass, plastic, electrical appliances, packaging or automotive parts."

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