The latest newsletter from Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) highlights the key activities of the programme from September 2020 to January 2021.
In this issue:
♦ BWB Gender Strategy (2020-22)— BWB has renewed its strategic focus on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.
♦ Supporting COVID-19 recovery — BWB is supporting the industry to make a full and sustainable recovery from COVI-19.
♦ Factories pivot during COVID-19 — PPE production helped factories retain jobs amid such a crucial time of crisis for the apparel industry.
♦ Capacity Building Training for Welfare Officers—Launched in August 2020, this comprehensive initiative trained a total of 20 Welfare Officers.
♦ Partnership with the EU to improve working conditions — New partnership to improve working conditions in RMG industry.
♦ Working with the Vision Zero Fund — BWB has partnered with the German Government-supported Vision Zero Fund (VZF) to help strengthen OSH support during COVID-19.
♦ Measuring working conditions through SLCP —This initiative includes data sharing and replaces the need for repetitive social audits.