Social compliance of RMG sector in Bangladesh
AuthorDhar, Mitu Parna
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The aim of this report is to focus the area of social compliance of RMG sector in Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi garment sector is a leading garment manufacturing industry in the world that has been growing constantly during the last decades. Along with bringing blessing for the nation, textile and RMG industry also hold the record of experiencing some worst industrial accidents in the country. Taking advantage of poor surveillance of concerned authorities‟ rules, laws and codes are often violated in construction sector of our country and factory buildings are no exception. In this report The Compliance authority is committed to the goal of a safe and sustainable Bangladeshi Ready-Made Garment ("RMG") industry in which no workerneeds to fear fires, building collapses, or other accidents that could be prevented with reasonable health and safety measures. The signatories to this Agreement agree to establish a fire and building safety program in Bangladesh for a period of five years. The programme will build on the National Action Plan on Fire Safety (NAP), which expressly welcomes the development and implementation by any stakeholder of any other activities that would constitute a meaningful contribution to improving fire safety in Bangladesh. The signatories commit to align this programme and its activities with the NAP and to ensure a close collaboration, including for example by establishing common programme, liaison and advisory structures.This report also cover the activities of Accord Alliance in Bangladesh in RMG factory to ensure the fire and building safety of factory. This report covers the different types of social compliance that should maintain by the RMG factory and accord and alliance activity in Bangladesh.