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Quenching the thirst- similarities between coffee growers & garment manufacturing

July 6, 2015 in Hub-Blog

It’s now been four months, not including the small relapse, in early February, since I have been off coffee- see blog of 22nd February 2015. That smell which drags you into the coffee shop first thing in the morning. The caffeine that your body just can’t wake up without. Those extra spoons of sugar, ... (more...)

Boosting Knowledge Transfer in the RMG Sector in Bangladesh

February 16, 2015 in Hub-Blog

  The successful Dhaka Apparel Summit, held in December 2014, concluded that Bangladesh’s Ready-Made Garment (RMG) industry is aiming at doubling its current capacity, whilst addressing workplace related issues. GreenGrade’s UpSkill aims to complement existing commitment of organisations ... (more...)

The UpSkill Story: Improving compliance and labour standards in the Bangladesh garment sector

October 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

UpSkill Story After the Rana Plaza tragedy an year and half ago, 24th April 2013, the question of how ethical compliance can be integrated in the day to day operations of garment factories has led GreenGrade Solutions to the creation of UpSkill, an e-learning platform that raises awareness levels of ... (more...)

Greengrade initiates innovative technology platform ‘UpSkill’ on ethical compliance for Bangladesh’s garment sector

August 26, 2014 in Hub-Blog

Successful launch of technology platform UpSkill “There are world class garment factories in Bangladesh, but we need to bring all factories up to this standard. Supporting UpSkill is part of our efforts to help improve safety and working conditions in the industry. The beauty of this project is ... (more...)

Bangladesh end of year report card for 2012 – The Economist’s perspective

November 9, 2012 in Hub-Blog

Bangladesh is doing well economically. It could do better politically. Has a lot of potential- demographic bonanza on its way. Lots of room for improvement in health, education, infrastructure as a mega city to name a few. Read The Economist’s overview of the state of development in Bangladesh ... (more...)