Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Sri Lankan Apparel industry's new face
Sri Lankan Apparel industry's new face
08
Jan '07
The Sri Lankan Apparel Industry has recently launched a campaign to introduce their new industry-appropriate trademark-'Garments without Guilt'. It is the "only outsourced apparel manufacturing country in Asia" which has signed up to 39 of the ILO (International Labour Organisation) Conventions. Additionally, Sri Lanka has ratified all 8 of the core labour conventions of the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and rights at work.

The ILO Convention 138 on minimum age for admission to employment, the ILO Convention 105 on Forced Labour and Convention 182 on worst forms of child labour have all been ratified by the Sri Lankan Apparel Industry.

Sri Lankan Apparel Industry looks beyond its business portfolio, over the years it has taken a proactive role in improving socially deprived communities. This Industry has realized that in order to succeed in a professional capacity, it has to make social awareness its focal point.

The projects implemented by the Apparel Industry have hugely benefited Sri Lanka in a big way. One of the good examples of such project by the Srilankan Apparel industry was the Relief Programme. After the tsunami hit Sri Lanka in 2004, relief was provided on short and long-term basis in terms of immediate relief; rations, shelter and clothing. In relation to long-term support; loans, housing restorations and equipment were generously given to the shattered communities across the island.

The Apparel Industry is also involved in other ongoing CSR projects like Environmental restoration, construction of houses, schools and libraries, renovation of hospitals and financial contributions towards education are just a few of the Industry's diverse range of ongoing community service projects.


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Fancycrave.com from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2018

EU's retaliatory duty on US apparel takes effect

As part of the three-pronged response outlined by the European...

NCC applauds House passage of farm legislation

Textiles | On 22nd Jun 2018

NCC applauds House passage of farm legislation

The National Cotton Council (NCC) of the US has welcomed the passage...

Courtesy: Roman Pohorecki from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Jun 2018

UK launches inquiry on sustainability of fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee of the UK Parliament has launched...

Interviews View All

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Arvind Saraf
Triveni Sarees

e-Commerce is still evolving fast with constant flux and surprises

Top executives
Textile industry

Defining MSMEs on the basis of turnover makes it simpler to do business

Tom Adeyoola

Describing itself as the best body shape and garment fit company in the...

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

Akshat Chaudhary

Aizome, Asia's first Fairtrade denim brand, is all set to launch next...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search