Textile Today, a comprehensive international magazine for textile, apparel and fashion industry, has launched a training and capacity building programme in collaboration with Engineering Resources International (ERI) Ltd Tuesday.
The aim of the programme was to make efficient professionals for the textile industry who will run the sustainability department and implement Sustainability Management System (SMS) in the factories and help the same to get the social, environmental and economic benefit and make the industry sustainable in the long run.
While delivering a speech as chief guest in the launching ceremony, President of Institution of Textile Engineers and Technologists (ITET), Engineer Shafiqur Rahman said: “We know Bangladesh government announced 50 billion USD target for apparel export by 2021. To fulfil this target we need more efficient professionals. At the same time, the Bangladesh government has made 100 economic zones where many textile factories will be set up and it requires huge skilled professionals.”
Industry experts, international brands and retailers representatives were present among others in the ceremony.
After the opening ceremony, two panel discussion programmes held in the seminar where two keynote speakers spoke on ZDHC and sustainability implementation in textile industry.