Advisory Board Meeting Report

16 August 2016 Meeting (11:00 am – 12:30 pm)

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) held its ninth Advisory Board (AB) meeting on 16 April 2016 in Dhaka. Representatives from supplier factories, sourcing agents, the Ministry of Labour (DIFE), IndustriAll RMG trade union federations (IBC-RMG), Accord signatory brands, and Bangladesh NGOs/CSOs participated in the discussions. The ILO Deputy Country Director served as the neutral Chair of the meeting of the Accord Advisory Board.

You can download Advisory Board Meeting Report here

Newsletter July 2016

Bangladesh Accord newsletter for signatories, factories and other parties interested in the Accord’s factory safety programme.

The Accord now has more than 100 engineers on staff, conducting between 400 and 500 follow-up inspections each month. Each factory is on average visited once every three months.

Company signatories and factories can expect an initial inspection within 3 to 4 months after a factory is first listed with the Accord.
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