Training programme for factory managers & workers on environmental, economic & social challenges in Bangladesh, China & India

Author: EHS+ Network, Published on: 13 July 2015

“EHS+ Centers”, Sept 2014

Factories in Bangladesh, India and China are ripe for improvement in worker health and safety in addition to improvements in environmental health, energy efficiency and GHG reduction. However, the single largest barrier to EHS compliance – particularly in small- and medium-sized factories – is a lack of trained practitioners with the technical skills and management expertise to address EHS priorities… The Institute for Sustainable Communities’ [ISC] mission is to help communities around the world address environmental, economic, and social challenges to build a better future shaped and shared by all…Areas of Impact [:] Environmental health…Worker health and safety…Industrial supply chain management…GHG reduction…Energy efficiency… After the initial launch of an EHS+ Center, local partner organizations run and manage the day-to-day operations. Through its EHS+ Network, ISC provides administrative and marketing assistance, partnership cultivation, and curriculum development support to the EHS+ Centers…

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