The free program will focus on social responsibility in
the apparel industry. Register for the program at
this Web site
Moderator Hye-Shin Kim, associate
professor of fashion and apparel studies and editor of
the FIBER journal,
will examine social responsibility's role in
transforming production and sourcing practices in the
global apparel trade.
Learn why social responsibility is still needed in
the apparel industry and how industry practitioners can
align social responsibility initiatives with core
business, bottom-line goals.
Kim's guests include Marsha Dickson, University of
Delaware professor and chairperson of the Department of
Fashion and Apparel Studies, board member of the Fair
Labor Association, and
co-author of the new book Social Responsibility
in the Global Apparel Industry, and Doug Cahn, of
the Cahn Group, LLC, who has been a corporate
responsibility and public policy executive for the past
30 years, including vice president of human rights
programs at Reebok International.
FIBERcasts use simple technology to ensure access
during the live program and easy download afterward as a
podcast. Listeners to the live FIBERcast can e-mail
their questions to add to the discussion.
FIBERcast is sponsored by the Fashion International
Business Education Response (FIBER) project, developed
by faculty in the University's Department of Fashion and
Apparel Studies through a grant from the U.S. Department
The goal of the project is to share the insights and
knowledge of leaders in business, academia and
government on timely issues of importance to the
international fashion and apparel industry.
Learn more about
Fiber Online Journal.
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