General Terms in Garments & Apparel Sector.

General Terms in Garments & Apparel Sector.

Some of the general terms are popular in garments industry & everybody should know below terms. Normally, this term can be use in garments & apparel industry. As a result we should have clear idea below terms & keep in mind for better understanding.

HCSB: HR Compliance Society of Bangladesh.

SEDEX: Supplier Ethical Data Exchange.

OCS: Organic Content Standard.

ETI: Ethical Trade initiative.

GOTS: .Global Organic Textile Standard

SMETA: Sedex Member ethical trade Audit.

CP: Cleaner Production.

CP12: Carbon Performance Improvement initiative.

WRAP: World Wide Responsible Accredited Production.

ICS: Initiative Clauses Social.

CT-PAT: Customs trade Partnership against Terrorism.

ISO: International Organization for standardization.

BSCI: Business Social Compliance Initiative.

OHSAS: Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series.

IAR: Industrial All Risk.

WCA: Workplace Condition Assessment:

ETP: Effluent Treatment Plant.

ILO: International Labor Organization.

MGB:  Metro Group Buying.

GBV: Gender Base Violence

VAW: Violence against Women.

CAP: Corrective Action plan.

EPB: Export Promotion Bureau.

ERC: Export Registration Certification.

IRC: Import registration Certification.

BOI: Board of Investment.


Md.Mahbub-Ul Islam

RMG Consultant & Researcher

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