A collaboration involving GIZ Cloth and ILO’s Decent Do the job in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the Asia Garment Hub – www.asiagarmenthub.net – will elevate most effective tactics, foster partnerships, facilitate studying and trade, and encourage motion to tackle important issues in the marketplace.
The system is aimed at brands, manufacturers, trade unions, employer companies and growth partners, as properly as at journalists, civil culture, policymakers and individuals intrigued in a far more sustainable long term for the sector.
David Williams, supervisor of the ILO’s Good Operate in Garment Offer Chains in Asia challenge claimed, “Ensuring first rate do the job for all in Asia’s garment sector will only develop into a truth if stakeholders at each degree are actively engaged. However, the sheer volume of facts offered on these topics can make it difficult to know the place to start off. The Asia Garment Hub gets rid of that headache by bringing together skills, perception and resources from throughout the sector, in one particular simple to use electronic platform.”
“Asia is the coronary heart the worldwide garment and textiles market. By bringing jointly information, skills and know-how the Asia Garment Hub will develop into the ‘go to’ spot on sustainability and supply chain governance issues. We strongly stimulate all intrigued stakeholders to visit the web site and make use of its methods,” suggests GIZ FABRIC’s Coordinator for Regional Cooperation, Alexandra Behns.
Essential characteristics of the Asia Garment Hub involve a thorough useful resource library, an interactive field map, nation information and insights, as effectively as obtain to coaching, expertise, and online conversations.
Access to the Hub is free of charge of cost though to bridge language limitations, its navigation and content material is offered in English and 10 other languages such as Bahasa, Burmese Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Khmer, Sinhalese, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
In 2019, the garment sector used an believed 65 million personnel in Asia and the Pacific -or 75 for each cent of all garment sector staff around the globe. Extra than 50 % of these –some 35 million in Asia and the Pacific- are women of all ages, and the sector employs 5.2 for every cent of all functioning females in the region.