FDRA has various working groups focused on specific issues and segments like footwear product safety, innovation, factory compliance, and sourcing. This working group is focused on government relations issues including footwear duties, regulations, legislation and trade issues.
This working group will be THE conduit for footwear industry collaboration on how the industry tells its story and advocates for positive policies for the industry in Washington, DC and to governments around the globe.
To be the footwear industry’s cooperative platform to speak and advocate on behalf of the industry on any government agency, program or law impacting the industry.
To drive thought leadership and enact policy actions to help lower footwear trade barriers and costs, increase the speed and efficiency of global footwear supply chains from factory to consumer.
Specifically, this group will:
The group accomplishes its mission through: