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C&A Foundation funds ‘transparency initiative’ in B’desh RMG sector

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Global fashion retailer C&A’s charitable arm, C&A Foundation has partnered with Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and BRAC university on a ‘transparency initiative’ that will create digital mapping of the country’s RMG sector. BGMEA and BRAC University representatives signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with C&A Foundation last week regarding the same.

A first-of-its-kind, the initiative will also provide detailed database of garment factories including sub-contractors-on an interactive-digital map. Additionally, the database will provide information about the number of workers, product type, export country, certification and brand customers. The programme will be guided by the multi-stakeholder committee, comprising of representatives of workers, NGOs, donors, employers and industry associations among others.

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The company’s role is to fund the programme that aims to collect credible and comprehensible data which will be implemented by the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) and BRAC University, and coordinated by BRAC USA. More donors are expected to join the campaign in near future…

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