Alliance wants a meaningful change in garment sectorNew Age Online
Representatives of the North American Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Initiative on Monday said that they will inspect the garment factories in Bangladesh in a transparent way to ensure sustainable change in the garment sector.
The members of the Alliance submitted a list of factories that they have contract with in Bangladesh and shared that information with the Fair Factories Clearinghouse. Jeffrey Krilla, the president and chief executive officer of the Alliance said this at a media briefing after the meeting with apparel sector leaders at the BGMEA office.
‘We will be sharing this information with the government of Bangladesh,’ he said.
Jeffrey said that the alliance will introduce latest technology in Bangladesh during the garment factory inspection.
‘We support democratically-elected workers participation committee in the garment factory with an aim to raise the voice of workers in the safety issue,’ he said.
‘To improve workers empowerment, the Alliance has identified innovative technology solutions that will allow workers to anonymously report their safety concerns,’ Jeffrey said.
The Alliance CEO said that they will work in a collaborate process with the National Action of Plan.
Chair of the Alliance Ellen Tauscher said that they are going to materially change the life of workers and the Alliance wanted to share their responsibility with the all partners and stakeholders.
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