EU-funded SMART Textile and Garment project is holding a conference at the Sedona Hotel in Yangon and will see a good presence of brands, trade unions and business heads.
The project aims to deliver on-site assessments and trainings on key topics like workplace communications and human resource management systems. And the training will be provided by local and European industry experts. There will be special training programs on occupational safety and health, chemicals and waste management too.
SMART Myanmar has been actively involved with Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) for some time now. The project has been able to conduct training and consultancy programs with 299 garment, textile and footwear factories since 2016, which resulted in bringing thousands of improvements related to safe workplaces, effective HR management and energy efficiency. The new project intends to take the efforts and commitment forward.