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AAPN LAUNCHES THIRD ASIA/AMERICAS REPORT CARD

AAPN LAUNCHES THIRD ASIA/AMERICAS REPORT CARD

If you were to objectively compare sourcing from Asia to sourcing from the Americas, what would be the score?
Unifi Announces 3rd Annual Champions of Sustainability Awards

Unifi Announces 3rd Annual Champions of Sustainability Awards

REPREVE Champions of Sustainability will be awarded to 26 brand and retail partners that have each transformed 10 million or more recycled plastic bottles, and 42 textile partners that have each transformed 50 million or more bottles, through the use of REPREVE performance fibers.
Outdoor Retailer (AAPN member) REI Building the Most Outdoorsy HQ Ever

Outdoor Retailer (AAPN member) REI Building the Most Outdoorsy HQ Ever

In a Seattle suburb, retailer Recreational Equipment Inc. is building a new headquarters that is blurring the boundaries between office and nature.
AAPN Member VF Corporation Creates a Circular Products Infrastructure

AAPN Member VF Corporation Creates a Circular Products Infrastructure

VF Corporation executives want their global apparel, footwear, and accessory company to lead the large-scale commercialization of circular business models.
No More Evil Empire? How(AAPN member) Walmart's Been Quietly Crafting a More Socially Responsible Image

No More Evil Empire? How(AAPN member) Walmart’s Been Quietly Crafting a More Socially Responsible...

Walmart’s corporate social responsibility initiatives have “accelerated” since CEO Doug McMillon took the reins in 2014
Jeanologia joins AAPN

Jeanologia joins AAPN

Please join us in welcoming Jeanologia to the AAPN family.
INSIGHT: How Trust Can Save the Toughest Test

INSIGHT: How Trust Can Save the Toughest Test

How do you prepare to moderate a panel of true movers and shakers in front of hundreds of their customers and prospects? One radical answer is just don't plan at all.
How to find a factory in the Americas in response to the Coronavirus Crisis

How to find a factory in the Americas in response to the Coronavirus Crisis

We're seeing a sudden and urgent uptick in requests for help coming here to AAPN. We can help.
FN: Outdoor Market's Biggest Failure: Inability to Communicate Sustainability

FN: Outdoor Market’s Biggest Failure: Inability to Communicate Sustainability

Sustainability is a critically important pillar of the outdoor industry. And yet, it has trouble communicating eco-friendly messaging to its consumers.
'American Factory' directors on capturing what 'globalization looks like on a human scale'

‘American Factory’ directors on capturing what ‘globalization looks like on a human scale’

American Factory is the first Netflix offering from Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground—which has earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature.
FORBES: Coronavirus And China Manufacturing: Why The Risk Is Far Larger Than Just Wuhan's Factories

FORBES: Coronavirus And China Manufacturing: Why The Risk Is Far Larger Than Just Wuhan’s...

The Chinese manufacturing model of the last three decades has been powered by migrant workers who come from inland provinces like Hubei, Shaanxi, Anhui, Hunan, and others.