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WRAP to host labour & environmental compliance training
Jun '09
WRAP and VESTEX will host a three-day labor and environmental training course in Guatemala from June 17 to 19, 2009. The training is to provide attendees with the knowledge and skills to perform internal audits of a facility, plus show how suppliers can continually assess their facilities to maintain compliance with local laws and customer codes.

By the end of the course, attendees should be able to know WRAP 12 principles, understand the responsibilities of an internal auditor, conduct and report an internal audit.

WRAP's Director of Field Operations, Mr. Ivan Viera, who has conducted labor and environmental compliance training courses in countries throughout Latin America, will lead the training.

For more information about the course, contact Sonia Flores at sflores@apparel.com.gt or telephone +502.2410.8323. A Spanish description of the training course is available on WRAP's website www.wrapcompliance.org.

WRAP is an independent and international NGO dedicated to certifying facilities that engaged in lawful, humane and ethical operations. As the world's largest labor and environmental certification program for the sewn products sector, WRAP now also certifies hotels and resorts, house wares, furniture, jewelry, electronics and more. For more information about WRAP, visit www.wrapcompliance.org.

Vestex is Guatemala's Apparel and Textile Industry Commission. This non-profit trade organization is dedicated to the development and promotion of export markets for the local textile and apparel industries.It is part of the Guatemalan Exporters' Association (AGEXPRONT) which promotes the competitive exports growth to sustain the economic and social development of Guatemala. Visit www.apparel.com.gt/index.php to know more about Vestex.

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