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Challenges at workplaces hampering Burma’s textile sector growth

Challenges at workplaces hampering Burma’s textile sector growth

"Burma’s garment and footwear exports clocked in $3 billion in 2017, a growth of 25 per cent over last year. Factories have expanded from Yangon’s Hlaing Tharyar industrial zone to rural regions, in the wake of a tax holiday of seven or five years meant to encourage operations in less developed parts of the... Read more

Myanmar's minimum wage to boost RMG industry

Myanmar's minimum wage to boost RMG industry

Myanmar has positioned itself as a direct competitor to Bangladesh in the RMG industry by setting its minimum wage at $67 per month. The Southeast Asian country though, will have to hike wages at regular intervals, promote collective bargaining, and safeguard workers’ health and rights of workers to avo... Read more

Taiwan to focus on functional textiles with fashionable use

Taiwan to focus on functional textiles with fashionable use

Taiwan best known for its functional textiles for fashionable use is planning to keep its focus on R&D and eco friendly textiles in the future. This was reiterated by Justin Huang, Secretary General of TTF. Emphasizing on the development of the textile industry, Justin Huang, Secretary General, TTF says, “Our futur... Read more

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Clean Clothes Campaign urges Bangladesh brands to comply, sign Accord

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (the Accord) was signed on May 15th 2013. ... Read more

Australian brands become more transparent

Australian fashion brands have made some headway in improving supply chain transparency. About ... Read more

Now a partnership to promote responsible buying in Bangladesh

Better Buying and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) will collaborate in Bangladesh to support an... Read more

Timberland keeps its CSR goals, continues focus on sustainability

Timberland is progressing toward its goal of operating in a socially and environmentally respon... Read more

CmiA certification on the increase in Africa

Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) was founded in 2005 as a social business to protect the environmen... Read more

Clean Clothes Campaign highlights how brands leave RMG workers in the lurch

Factory closures are commonplace in the global garment industry. They are often preceded by maj... Read more

Bangladesh: Alliance charts out future course of work post exit

Alliance has decided to look for a way to carry forward its inspections, safety monitoring, tra... Read more

Oeko-Tex develops cotton testing for GMO

Oeko-Tex helps companies throughout the global supply chain to test their organic cotton produc... Read more

Bangladesh garment units still lack safety measures

About 31 per cent of readymade garment factories in Bangladesh have completely failed to fix sa... Read more

Italian group Salvatore Ferragamo makes CSR top priority

Environmental protection is a top priority for Salvatore Ferragamo. In 2017, the group invested... Read more

REI frames standards for brands

Outdoor chain REI has unveiled a set of guidelines covering each of the more than 1,000 brands ... Read more

Bangladesh unlikely to renew Accord’s extension beyond May, 2018

Accord wanted to stay on in Bangladesh for three more years. However, now that looks unlikely. ... Read more

Restore worker rights, UN tells Bangladesh

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has urged Bangladesh to en... Read more

India joins 36 other countries to ban seal fur

India has banned import of seal furs and skins. The decision is the result of years of campaign... Read more

Better Work spurs progress among workers in Vietnam

Women in Vietnam make up 80 per cent of the workforce in the garment sector. Better Work has be... Read more