We have seen dramatic changes in the garment sector in recent years. Trade wars and new trade agreements, technological shifts and changing consumption patterns, to name but a few. How far have we come in addressing these challenges and what’s in store as we enter 2020, and the second decade of Better Work?
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In a new series of interviews, Better Work hears from people along the length of global garment supply chains for their perspective on the industry, the issues it faces, and its future.
Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java Province plan to strengthen the business competitiveness of the garment industry
Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java, participated in the interactive session of the ILO’s BWI annual Business Forum in Jakarta. He shared his vision and programme to continue strengthening the business competitiveness of the West Java Province.
Better Work Bangladesh is creating lasting, positive changes on working conditions and factory performance in Bangladesh’s garment industry.
On the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Better Work data from Cambodia shows that effective policies, processes and procedures are essential to ensuring wellbeing in the workplace
The International Labour Organization turns 100 this year, marking ten decades working for social justice and decent work for all. Find out how the agency has transformed the garment industry since its earliest days.
Better Factories Cambodia’s Annual Report 2018 highlights notable improvements in working conditions
Public reporting on key labour standards and conditions in the garment industry has seen significant improvement in labour standards compliance in important areas, according a new report released today.
Social dialogue helps industry tackle long-standing issue with workers’ contracts
Better Work highlights factories with high levels of compliance, sustainable systems and advanced worker-management dialogue
What does it take for a factory to achieve – and maintain – high levels of labour compliance? Two factories producing apparel for Asics, Target, Levi’s and Nike are leading the way and hope to inspire others across the industry.
A Better Work initiative is exploring ways to help garment manufacturers make their factories more environmentally compliant.