ETI organized a consultation event with the local representatives of brands on 31 May 2023 in Dhaka. 16 participants representing 13 brands participated in the event.
In the consultation, ETI presented the findings of green social dialogue needs assessment study and green social dialogue pilot programme overview. Participants shared their experiential observations on the issue and commented on the findings and programme.
ETI also presented the findings of the research on the Declining Women Workers in the Bangladesh RMG Industry jointly conducted by ETI, GIZ and BRACU. The participants then identified potential immediate, intermediate and long-term action for retaining female workers in the sector.
The consultation ended with collecting participants' insights on to dos in Bangladesh for preparedness regarding mandatory HRDD legislations in destination countries. It was decided that the next consultation will focus solely on this issue.