Textiles & GarmentsConference
Panel discussion: Piloting solutions for increased traceability in Bangladesh textile industry: the approach of Switch to Circular Economy Value Chains project

Published date
20 FEBRUARY 2024
11:00 - 12:30 CET

Join us for an insightful online panel discussion on the critical role of traceability in shaping the future of Bangladesh's textile and garments industry. Explore case studies from the SWITCH2CE project, co-funded by the EU and the Government of Finland, led by UNIDO, with global partners Chatham House, Circle Economy, and the European Investment Bank, and textile industry partners: BESTSELLER, H&M, Global Fashion Agenda, Reverse Resources, and BGMEA. Discover how traceability is essential for sustainability, supports due diligence and CSRD reporting, and learn from global best practices to inspire positive change in supply chain traceability.


OECD due diligence card

Panel objectives: 

  • Raising awareness of the necessity of traceability for futureproofing Bangladesh's textile and garments industry for a sustainable future
  • Informing how traceability supports due diligence and (CSRD) reporting  
  • Inspiring brands/manufacturers to increase the traceability of their supply chains through the sharing of best practices
  • Share examples and lessons learned from global value chains included in the Switch to Circular Economy Value Chains project (SWITCH2CE)



Please register your online attendance via the following LINK . All registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams event link one week before the event. 

*This panel discussion is organised as a side session to the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector 2024

Organiser: UNIDO/ Switch to Circular Economy Value Chains (SWITCH2CE) project

Co-organisers and participants: Global Fashion Agenda, Chatham House, Circle Economy Foundation, BESTSELLER, H&M, BGMEA