What is WRAP Certification?

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP), formerly Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production, is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. The WRAP certification program mainly focuses on the apparel, footwear, and sewn products sectors. Wrap Certification principles are generally based on workplace regulation and local laws. This is the world’s largest factory-based certification program for the textile & footwear industries. A WRAP certification audit will inspect your entire production process to ensure you are compliant with the WRAP Principles and provides your customers assurance that your goods are ethically produced also demonstrates commitment towards socially and environmentally ethical standards and represents responsible production.

Benefits of WRAP Certification

Enhanced Business opportunities

Improve working culture in organization & all workers are treated fairly and humanely

Reduces health and safety hazards in the workplace

Improves employee engagement and boosts productivity

Improve market value of the organization

Improve the production procedure of the organization

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Who can be certified WRAP Certification?

In most cases, the WRAP requirements are communicated by the overseas customers of the organization. However, the organization can implement the requirements voluntarily to avail the status and edge over competitors.



Footwear Industry

Sewn Products

Document required for WRAP Certification

  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Organization’s size
  • Activities performed by the organization
  • Processes undertaken by the Organization
  • Products and services offered by the organization
  • The complexity of processes undertaken
  • Competence of persons involved

Role of Shamkris and Process of WRAP Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Day 1

GAP Analysis, Certification Body, Selection, Cost Estimates

• Finding the GAP between existing system related to ISO requirements
• Selecting the appropriate certification body
• Based on the scope of your business & certification body you choose

Week 1

Developing Documents

• Management System Manual, Management System Procedures, Policy, Objectives, Forms etc.
• Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Week 4

Implementing Management System

• ISO Awareness training for the top management and staff
• Implementing a well-documented management system throughout the organization

Week 8

Internal Audit

• Internal audits identifying nonconformities related to ISO requirements
• Management Review Meetings
• Corrective and Preventive Action plan for nonconformities

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

• Shamkris acts on your behalf and assists you in the third-party audit
• Closing of any nonconformities identified by the certification body

Week 12

Certification Body

• WRAP Platinum valid for 2 years
• WRAP Gold valid for 1 years

A WRAP certification audit will inspect your entire production process to ensure you are compliant with the WRAP Principles and provides your customers assurance that your goods are ethically produced. The 12 WRAP Principles consist of Compliance with laws and workplace regulations. Prohibition of forced labor.

WRAP is a free specialist workshop, designed by HM Government to give you: An understanding of the Prevent strategy and your role within it. The ability to use existing expertise and professional judgment to recognise the vulnerable individuals who may need support.

Request an audit with participant authorisation via the online amfori BSCI platform. Fill in a self-assessment tool, as well as an audit application to obtain a customised quote. Undergo a semi-announced or unannounced audit visit. Receive a corrective action plan, followed by corrective phase to improve compliance.