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H&M plans to end exploitation in garment factories by 2018

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Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said on Tuesday it planned to have elected committees and proper pay structures for workers in its main supply factories across the world by 2018 in a bid to curb labour exploitation. Elin Astrom, head of H&M’s Sustainability Program in India, said the clothing firm was aware of the exploitation of workers in ... Read More »

Paramount Textile Ltd National Export Trophy Shakhawat Hossain, Managing Director of Paramount Textile Ltd receiving National Export Trophy in Gold Category for the financial year 2013-2014 from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, at a program jointly organized by Export Promotion Bureau and Commerce Ministry in the city recently. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed was also present among others. Read More »

Fund shortage hits purchasing of raw jutes in Khulna, Jessore

Ahsanul Amin George, from Khulna Fund allocation by the  Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) for purchasing raw jute for nine Jute Mills in Khulna-Jessore region is  not sufficient, said some project heads of different Jute Mills in this region. On  August 22, 2016, Taka 14.55 crores were released  only for purchasing raw jute for nine Jute Mills in Khulna-Jessore region. ... Read More »

IFC partners with Levi Straus in textiles factories in BD

The IFC has partnered with famous jeans-wear manufacturer Levi Strauss & Co (LS&Co) to develop a global programme to reduce water, energy, and chemical use in textiles factories, reports  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. It said the new partnership would build on ... Read More »

Chorka Textile gets BSOHSAS certificate

Economic Desk Chorka Textile Ltd has achieved the British Standard Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (BS OHSAS) 18001: 2007 certificate recently.Germany’s GIZ awarded Chorka Textile Ltd and 20 others readymade garment (RMG) factories for their initiatives to fulfill the requirements for workers and workplace safety. On June 15, GIZ announced the name of the factories at a program in ... Read More »

Green industry: BKMEA signs first deal with LIBAS Textiles

Engineer Md Towhidur Rahman Managing Director of LIBAS Textiles Ltd and AH Aslam Sani First Vice- President of BKMEA sign an agreement to attain LEED certificate from United States Green Building Council at BKMEA Conference Hall on Wednesday. Bangladesh Knit Wear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) and LIBAS Textiles Ltd has signed an agreement with a view to attaining LEED certificate from United States Green Building Council (USGBC).Eng. Md. Towhidur Rahman Managing Director of LIBAS Textiles Ltd. and A H Aslam Sani First Vice- President of BKMEA signed on the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations ... Read More »

PM to inaugurate first-ever Apparel Summit Sunday The first-ever three-day ‘Dhaka Apparel Summit’ begins here on Sunday to showcase Bangladesh’s progress in the vital readymade garment sector and work out a plan to reach a US$ 50-billion export landmark by 2021. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the event to be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the morning. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association ... Read More »

First BATEXPO kicks off in Paris

batexpo A three-day Bangladesh Apparel and Textile Exposition (BATEXPO) 2014 began at Saint Denis in Paris on Tuesday. BATEXPO is being held outside the country for the first time, said a BGMEA press release. Bangladesh Ambassador to France M Shahidul Islam inaugurated the expo. President of France-Bangladesh Economic Chamber Kazi Enayet Ullah, Directors of BGMEA Khandoker Rafiqul Islam and Syed ... Read More »

Dhaka, Delhi to discuss textiles sector cooperation Thursday

Textile The first meeting of the joint working group (JWG) for cooperation in textiles sector between Bangladesh and India will be held here on Thursday, said an official. Bangladesh and India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in textiles sector in New Delhi in August last year. Later, a JWC on textiles was formed as an institutional collaboration ... Read More »

Fire at Savar textile factory Fire at Savar textile factory


Savar Correspondent A fire has broken out in a textile factory at Savar’s Ulail area. The fire at Al-Lima Textile Limited’s factory started around 12.15pm on Wednesday, Savar Model Police Station SI Ashish Kumar Sanyal said. There were no casualties as the workers managed to come out of the factory safely, the SI said. A machine on the factory’s ground ... Read More »