In the last week of December 2016, the RMG team visited two factories: Remi Holdings and Tarasima Apparels located in Narayanganj and Manikganj respectively. Both the factories are leading producers of bottom including jeans and sports trousers in Bangladesh.
The team comprised of Sr Research Associate & RMG Study Project Manager Mr Kishore Kumer Basak and Visiting Research Associate Mr Abeer Khandker visited the factories. The RMG team was briefed on the factory production, processes, supply chain and gender-related initiatives by Mr Tarikul Hannan Tuheen, AGM – HR, Admin & Compliance of Remi Holdings and Mr Shawoon Debnath, DGM – Admin, HR & Compliance of Tarasima Apparels. They also provided inputs on the enterprise level questionnaire.
About Remi Holdings:
Indo-Bangladeshi joint venture firm Remi Holdings is among the top three leading ‘green’ factories in Bangladesh. It has been awardee of the LEED Platinum certificate by US Green Council.
About Tarasima Apparels:
Tarasima Apparels is part of Bitopi Group, one of the leading casual trouser manufacturers in Bangladesh since 1984 and awardee of LEED Gold certificate.