FDRA has various working groups focused on specific issues and segments like footwear customs, innovation, factory compliance, and sourcing. This working group is focused on global footwear sourcing and enhancing factory compliance and worker conditions worldwide.
This working group will be THE conduit for footwear industry collaboration and information sharing on global footwear production.
To be the footwear industry’s cooperative platform to exchange information on sourcing shifts and changes, including automation, supply chain challenges from factory to port, and production issues such as wages, working hours and conditions.
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: