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Unilever, BGMEA join hands with RMG workers

Unilever, BGMEA join hands to give benefit to RMG workers

Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on certain SDGs with Readymade Garments (RMG) industry and its workers for the next three years.

The MoU signed with an initiative named Aastha was signed by UBL Managing Director Kedar Lele and BGMEA President Dr Rubana Huq, in Dhaka on Monday, according to a press release.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Bangladesh Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman as the chief guest, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson and Netherlands Ambassador to Bangladesh Harry Verweij as the guests of honour and Unilever South Asia President Sanjiv Mehta.

Under the MoU, Unilever intends to bring its brands’ purpose to life while doing genuine good for the society.

This join initiative named Aastha was signed by UBL Managing Director Kedar Lele and BGMEA President Dr Rubana Huq, according to a press release.

The collaboration aims to positively impact over 1 million workers and enhance their overall health and wellbeing,

Four SDGs and six National Performance Indicators (Bangladesh Government’s specific targets under each of these goals) have been identified as the key focus areas of this partnership.

UBL will also make its products available for workers inside factory premises (wherever there is a shop owned by the factory or a 3rd party) at special prices exclusively.

 

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