Tag Archives: RMG

Making Bangladesh’s garments industry safe and sustainable – Dr Fahmida Khatun

Published in eastasiaforum.org on Thursday, 11 May 2017 Bangladesh’s export-oriented ready-made garments (RMG) industry has made significant contributions to the country’s economic development over the last four decades. But this will come undone unless Bangladesh can make progress on workplace safety compliance and labour rights. In 2016, the RMG sector earned about US$28 billion in export income compared to a mere US$12,000 in ...

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One Year After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

Third Independent Monitoring Report One Year After the Rana Plaza Tragedy Where Do We Stand? – The Victims, the Sector and the Value Chain The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in association with fourteen civil society think tanks under an independent monitoring initiative has been tracking the progress of various initiatives related to the Rana Plaza Tragedy. As a part ...

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100 Days of Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has prepared the first Independent Monitoring Report on the Rana Plaza Tragedy, on behalf of the partnership which has been set up to monitor the delivery status of follow-up activities relating to the tragedy that happened on 24 April 2013.

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CPD – RMG Study Prepared a Comprehensive Database of Export-oriented RMG Enterprises

  CPD-RMG Study has gathered major databases related to export-oriented RMG enterprises from different public and private institutions and prepared a comprehensive database. This database is referred to as ‘Master Dataset’ which will provide the idea of ‘population universe’ of the RMG sector of Bangladesh. The dataset has been presented in the Second Advisory Committee Meeting of the RMG Study ...

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Making RMG growth lasting – Dr. Abdullah Shibli

Published in The Daily Star on Saturday, 8 October 2016 Making RMG growth lasting – Dr. Abdullah Shibli Bangladesh’s garments industry, for good or worse, has been on the radar screen of policy regulators, North American and European trade union movements, international lenders, as well as global activists promoting sustainable and equitable growth. Harvard University and Bangladeshi scholars and professionals in the USA ...

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