US Footwear Imports
A real-time report tracking global footwear imports by quantity, value, duties paid, and average unit price. FDRA collects and analyzes footwear imports (including fashion, kids, boots, and athletic shoes) into the U.S. for its members. View the latest import data
Footwear Material Costs
A snapshot on footwear related inputs and components including: cotton, leather, textiles, syntheics, rubber, and oil. FDRA analyzes global exchanges in order to help companies to better understand and forecast supply chain costs. View the latest report
FDRA and ELEVATE have produced a wage map to provide some labor transparency. Sourcing directors and compliance managers can use the map to identify trends and compare the wage levels in their factories with those of other factories in the same cities. View the interactive map
Recognized Responsible Footwear Manufacturer
Factories that meet and exceed FDRA's code of conduct are nominated for consideration as a designated “Responsible Footwear Factory Manufacturer”. FDRA members should note the factories awarded this designation are top of their class and will be recognized for two years. View the current FDRA Recognized Responsible Footwear Manufacturers. See the FAQ sheet in English and Chinese. Nominate your factory: Download the nomination form
Footwear Production Code of Conduct
FDRA has established a common, baseline, code of conduct that will help drive uniformity within the footwear industry and uphold the values and ideals commonly held by FDRA members. The code was created with the help and input from the Factory Enhancement and Sourcing Committee, FDRA’s social compliance working group, and the industry as a whole. Download the full code of conduct in English, Chinese, Vietnamese and Spanish. Who's Adopted the Code? Sign Up Your Company
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eLearning: Online Compliance Training
The Center's eLearning program provides a scalable, standardized and cost effective approach for delivering introductory social and environmental performance training to factories, suppliers and brands. Administrators can also keep tabs on the eLearning progress of their factory groups. What makes our eLearning different? We use animated courses that incorporate local language voiceovers, interactive elements, and graded quizzes. To date, our lessons have been completed more than 100,000 times! Check out the trailer for our new Forced Labor course:
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