Representatives from the world’s largest retail brands met with leading figures from the country’s ready-made garment (RMG) sector at a Bangladesh Virtual Business Forum on 28-29 October 2020.
The COVID-19 situation has accelerated our adoption of technology and virtual learning
Although the lockdown is officially in effect until 5 May, as of 26 April, apparel factories are allowed to start reopening in phases and zones on a limited scale.
The guidance suggests ways to prevent the spread of coronavirus through a set of administrative and engineering controls.
A closer look at the growth and triumph of a BWB partner factory over the past few years.
Inspiring stories from factories affiliated with Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) show that breastfeeding facilities in the workplace benefit working mothers, their babies and employers.
Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) facilitated a high-level workshop to discuss the progress under the third pillar of the Bangladesh Sustainability Compact – Responsible Business Conduct – with participants discussing ways to ensure the future sustainability of the Bangladesh RMG industry.
Better Work Bangladesh is creating lasting, positive changes on working conditions and factory performance in Bangladesh’s garment industry.
After a successful pilot, the Gender Equality and Returns (GEAR) initiative will be scaled up to train 700 female operators and their managers in 70 factories. GEAR trained 144 female workers in the pilot phase; 58 of whom are now in supervisory roles with a 39 percent increase in salary.