BGMEA President Faruque Hassan has said they need more support from the advanced economy in terms of product and fiber diversification, innovation, technological upgradation, reskilling and up skilling their people.
"We need to put emphasize on building up a resilient and sustainable business model to overcome the future challenges," he said while speaking at the 4th edition of Sustainable Apparel Forum on Thursday.
Faruque Hassan said they have established BGMEA Centre of innovation, efficiency and OSH.
The centre will works as an exchange hub of industry wide best practices as it endeavors to disseminate knowledge to beneficiary groups continuously in the area of product development, efficiency, use of technologies, process upgradation, environmental sustainability and social innovation.
"We need assistance from all of our esteemed stakeholder to make this center more vibrant and useful," said the BGMEA chief.
"So please come forward, collaborate, and exchange knowledge and expertise to ensure more decent employments, and build a resilient and sustainable fashion industry," he said.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi spoke as the chief guest.
The BGMEA chief said they have ensured 100% safety in terms of fire, structural and electrical remediation within the workplace which has restored global confidence in them.
"We have taken a number of initiatives to ensure the better wellbeing of our workers," he said.