What is WRAP
WRAP is an
abbreviation of Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production. It is an
independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts
dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing around
the world through certification and education. It is mainly concentrated on the
program for manufacturers of clothing, footwear and, sewn products. WRAP is a
non-profit and independent organization facility for compliance with the 12
WRAP Principles dedicated to promoting lawful, ethical, and safe manufacturing
process. Wrap Certification principles independently monitor and certify
compliance with these socially responsible global standards. This is the
world’s largest certification program for textile (clothing) industries.
Why WRAP is important?
WRAP is a global standard supported by more
than 20 international trade and industry associations and the International
Apparel Federation, the American Apparel & Footwear Association.
Demonstrate strong rules and ethics, by certifying your commitment to uphold
the social and ethical standard, to fair labor practices, environmental
considerations, and security standards. WRAP certification increases your
global competitiveness in the market and strengthens your corporate value..
What are the benefits of WRAP Certification?
Ensures apparel, footwear and other
sewn-goods workers are treated fairly and humanely
Improves your brand’s reputation among
consumers as a fair employer
Reduces health and safety hazards in the
workplace, as well as industrial action
Improves employee engagement and boosts
Avoids expensive litigation and reputational
damage if one of your factories is found to be breaking relevant laws
Who can acquire WRAP Certification?
WRAP certifies the factories in the global sewn
products sectors. A WRAP Certification will ensure that your
manufacturing/production process is with the WRAP Principles, to provide your
customers assurance as per their needs. Verifying the social responsibilities
and ensuring traceability of the goods that they are ethically produced.
What is the validity of WRAP Certification?
Wrap certification is
divided into three categories:-
Platinum , Gold and Silver.
Platinum Certification will be issued for 3 years to the organization.
Gold Certification will be
issued for the 1 year, and
Silver certification of WRAP
will be issued for the 6 months to the organization.