20-09-2018 sheds light on DIEHs MYPOD project in Myanmar

The MYPOD project works to improve productivity, work environment and social dialogue in Myanmar’s garment sector. This week released the article Myanmar Garment Productivity Project gains Momentum about the progress og MYPOD. Read the article here.

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The first year of MYPOD

By Ms. NuNu Hlaing, Local Project Coordinator in Myanmar.

The three-year MYPOD project was commenced in August 2017 with the aim of improving the work environment, increasing productivity and occupational health and safety, and enhancing worker relation through dialogue in selected factories for the project in Myanmar’s garment sector.

Read more about the progress of MYPOD here. 

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Improvements on ethical compliance in Bangladesh’ garment sector

AsiaInspection’s first quarterly report of 2018 show improvements on ethic compliance in Bangladesh’ garment sector. The improvements likely reflect the pressure from the industry that has been put on textile and apparel manufacturers in Bangladesh, particularly since the tragic Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, where more than 1100 workers lost their lives.

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First week of MYPOD baseline in Yangon

This week in Yangon has been very special for the MYPOD project that work to improve productivity, work environment and social dialogue in Myanmar's garment sector.  

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Project on social dialogue in Bangladesh ends - but the work continues

Since 2014 the Joint ETI has worked with improving social dialogue in Bangladesh’ garment sector. The project has been carried out in collaboration between the JETI, the Danish trade union federation 3F, the Danish Chamber of Commerce as well as 11 brands, whose supplier factories have participated in trainings on social dialogue.

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New development project to strengthen production and social dialogue in Myanmar’s textile industry

The Danish Ethical Trading Initiative,( DIEH), Ethical Trading Initiative UK, BESTSELLER, the Danish Trade Federation – 3F and Aalborg University have launched a new strategic partnership in Myanmar with funding from the Danida Market Development Partnerships (DMDP) fund. The objective of the project is to strengthen productivity, work environment and social dialogue in Myanmar’s textile industry.

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Improving productivity, quality and working conditions in Myanmar's garment industry

The Danish partners, Danish Ethical Trading Initiative (DIEH), BESTSELLER, the Danish Trade Union Federation, 3F and Aalborg University are pleased to be one in five partner consortia that has received an invitation by DANIDA to proceed with the development of a full project under the new DANIDA Market Development Partnership. 

The goal of the partnership is to improve productivity, quality and working conditions in the Myanmar garment industry

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Danida Market Development Partnerships

DIEH, IEH, ETI, AAUBestseller and 3F is pround to be one of the five partner consortia that has been invited to proceed with the development of a three-year Danida funded project in Myanmar.

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Ethical Trade in Turkey

Wednesday the 16th of November DIEH had the pleasure to host a dialogue meeting about ethical trade in Turkey. The meeting was held prior to DIEH, ETI UK and IEH Norways joint multi-stakeholder trip to Turkey, November 29 - 30, 2016.

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Improve local knowledge on ethical trade

The Local Resources Network (LRN) is a joint initiative of the Ethical Trading Initiatives of DK, Norway and UK. The LRN’s aim is to improve local knowledge and expertise on ethical trade, and to support local multi-stakeholder partnerships to share lessons and experience in managing human rights, environmental and social risks.

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Who picks your tomatoes?

Today, the ethical trading initiatives of Norway, England and Denmark (ETI, IEH and DIEH) have released a new report about the extensive exploitation of migrant workers in the Italian tomato industry. The report also presents a series of tools and recommendations for the food sector.

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