Advisory Board Meeting Report

13 January 2016 Meeting (10:30 am – 12:30 pm)

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) held its seventh Advisory Board (AB) meeting on 13 January 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 as members. The ILO Country Director served as the neutral Chair of the meeting of the Accord Advisory Board.

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Job Vacancy – Research Assistant

The Accord is recruiting a Research Assistant to support the Accord team in Europe and Bangladesh in our engagement with the 215 signatory companies and retailers to implement the commitments of the Accord.

The initial aim of this role is to help coordinate reviews of remediation progress with company signatories and to help ensure remediation is completed at their inspected supplier factories. Upon completion of the initial remediation at inspected factories, the Research Assistant will assist the Accord leadership team with the implementation and review of Accord workplace programs. Please click here to see the full job vacancy.

Job Vacancy – Head of Brand Outreach (maternity cover)

The Accord is recruiting for a Head of Brand Outreach (maternity cover) to work closely with the 215 company signatories to support implementation of the Accord in their supply chains.

This role is key to ensuring the Accord terms are implemented by company signatories such that factories are fully remediated and worker-management occupational safety & health committees are established. Please click here to see the full job vacancy.