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  • Are Subcontractee Enterprises Able to Upgrade? Insights from a Case Study 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Arfanuzzaman, Md. (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    This Policy Brief presents a case study of a subcontractee enterprise which is not a member of any trade body but enlisted in the DIFE. The Brief highlights the benchmark level of social compliance and technological standards of this enterprise in order ...
  • Workers’ Organisations in RMG Enterprises: How to Address Institutional Challenges? 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Azim, Syeda Samiha (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    The poor state of workers’ organisations at the enterprise level is the weakest part of a globally competitive readymade garment (RMG) value chain of Bangladesh. The situation did not improve even after undertaking various initiatives during the post-Rana ...
  • Performance of EPZ RMG Enterprises: Are They Still Better Compared to Non-EPZ Enterprises? 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Arfanuzzaman, Md; Halim, Faizan Bin; Reza, Minhaz M; Azim, Syeda Samiha (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-30)
    For nearly four decades, export processing zones (EPZs) have made significant contribution in the Bangladesh economy in terms of accelerating production and investment, generating employment opportunities and ensuring the inward flow of foreign exchange. ...
  • Can a Sustainable Inspection System be Developed? The Case of RMG Sector in Bangladesh 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Halim, Sk. Faizan Bin; Shafayat, Mastura (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-07-30)
    After successful completion of inspection and remediation of readymade garment (RMG) enterprises in 2018 under two major international initiatives, major stakeholders are waiting to know more about the future monitoring system which will replace the ...

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