The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, has announced that during the month of July, 26 additional Alliance-affiliated factories completed all material components outlined in their Corrective Action Plans (CAPs), bringing the total number of factories to have completed their CAPs to 118. On the other hand, one factory was suspended from the Alliance compliant factory list in July, bringing the suspended factories to 157, according to a press statement.
The Alliance, founded by a group of North American apparel companies, retailers and brands to develop and launch the Bangladesh Worker Safety Initiative in Bangladeshi ready-made garment (RMG) factories, praised the factories who has completed their CAPs.
“We commend these factories for prioritizing remediation, and in doing so, demonstrating that every garment worker has a right to a safe workplace. This past month’s success reinforces our confidence that Alliance factories will have substantially completed remediation and be well on the way to developing a sustainable culture of safety before the Alliance sunsets in 2018.” the media release said quoting Alliance Country Director Jim Moriarty.
The factories that achieve the CAPs completion include Ananta Casualwear Ltd., Adhunik Poshak Shilpa Ltd., Alamode Apparels, Alliance Knit Composite Ltd., Aswad Composite Mills Ltd., Ayesha Clothing Company Ltd. – Printing Unit, Crazy Fashion, Divine Design Ltd., Esses Fashions Limited, Evince Garments Ltd., International Knitwear & Apparels Ltd. (Unit 1), Kazipur Fashion Ltd. Unit 1, Matrix Sweaters Ltd., New Dacca Industries Ltd., Odessa Fashion Ltd., Opex Washing Plant Ltd., Parkway Packaging & Printing Ltd., Rio Fashion Wear Limited, Rising Knit Textiles Ltd. (Washing Division), Salek Textile Ltd. (RMG Unit), Shams Styling Wears Ltd., Thanbee Print World Ltd., That’s It Garments Ltd., Tip Top Fashions Ltd., Voyager Apparels Ltd., and Wear Mag.
The factory, which was suspended from the Alliance compliant factory list in July, is Tianye (BD) Camping Tent Co. Ltd.