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Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017 to focus on sustainability
Feb '17
Courtesy: BGMEA
Courtesy: BGMEA
Dhaka Apparel Summit 2017, an international apparel summit, will focus on improving the sustainable apparel supply chain from local and global perspectives. The Dhaka Apparel Summit will bring together world’s leading experts in their respective fields to share their visionary thoughts on issues pertaining to sustainability in the apparel industry.

The programme that will be held on February 25 2017 will be inaugurated by the prime minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The summit being organised by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in collaboration with Bangladesh Apparel Exchange, will focus on improving the sustainable apparel supply chain from local and global perspectives.

The Dhaka Apparel Summit is a prime event on textile and apparel industry in Bangladesh that brings together some of the world’s leading experts in their respective fields to share their experiences and visionary thoughts on issues pertaining to the apparel industry and ways in which the business can realise sustainable growth well into the 21st century.

The summit will host three panel discussion sessions, offering a more open and inter-active environment, and allowing full audience participation and the opportunity for a valid exchange of ideas. The seminars will be attended by representatives of the government, international organisations, economists, brand representatives, development organisations, employers, workers’ representatives, civil society members, academics, and media from home and abroad.

International experts will also be talking on various topics including ‘Collaborative and Responsible Sourcing For Sustainable Growth’ and ‘Business Policy & Environment: Towards a Better Bangladesh’ among others. The discussion will shed light on different timely issues, including Bangladesh RMG industry which is at the dawn of a new era in its development, with strides being taken towards achieving sustainable targets. The summit will offer a forum to express and discuss views with a broad spectrum of proposals to further improve the industry’s sustainable credentials. It also aims to bring about various methods to achieve these goals. (RR)

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