Social Compliance Statement

(A) Goals and Objective

With the slogan of “No Compliance, No Business” the sustainability team of Fakir Apparels Ltd. ensures that through out the organization there is no violation of CoC/CoE and the clauses of the Law of the Land. It aims at sustainable system, capacity, infrastructure, environment & society by monitoring, taking action proportionate to risk & evaluating the overall supply chain for ensuring long term profit and business of all stakeholders.
To achieve the target sustainability the team focuses, encourages and behaves in a proactive manner. The team believes in driving ownership, sustainability driven business performance, support beyond compliance and thus achieving some extra miles. All the activities are being performed by compliance department is the reflection of high commitment of management to ensure a global ethical standard within the business & trade.

(B) Certification & Standards

Currently FAL has BSCI, WRAP, GOTS, OCS certificate. Already in a process to get the OEKO-TEX, ISO 14001:2015 & 18001 : 2007. Also aims at implementing SA 8000.

Higg Index: It’s the self assessment system of H & M which indicates the compliance progress status of the facility against a set of questonnaire.

ACCORD STATUS: In a process to remediate all the observations within committed time line.

 

Joint Collaborations

  • Better Work Bangladesh: Better work is a partnership programme between the ILO and IFC with the goal of reducing poverty in countries by expanding decent work opportunities.
  • PaCT: We are implementing this for reducing energy uses in our textile operation.
  • STWI: A buyer (Asmara) recommended project for reducing energy uses within the facility.
  • IPA: Work progression & productivity toolkit project financed by IFC through Better Work Bangladesh which aims at women empowerment at production level in RMG sector.
  • CPI2: Involved with this project as per customer requirement (s. oliver) for reducing the energy usage in overall operation process.

Compliance Facilities

  • Medical Center: Well equipped medical centre & commitment of better health services for all employees working within the complex.
  • Day Care: Modern & well furnished child care centre for supporting the mothers during the work period.
  • Environmental aspect & impact analysis
  • Chemical Management System:

    Areas been Focused

    • Chemical Management Requirements
      • Buyers’ COC
      • Local Law
    • Practice at Fakir Apparels Limited

    Policy & Commitment

    • As per buyers requirements, Suppliers must have a policy for monitoring and controlling restricted substances, and train staff on how to implement this policy.
    • As per ZDHC guideline (Section-1), Organization should have writtenchemical management policy statement from senior management with indicating Where the CMS is Applicable.
    • As per ILO Chemical Convention-170, Bangladesh Law all chemical substances have to be purchased, handled, stored, used and disposed in a way which has minimum risk and less adverse effect on environment.

    Commitment of FAL

    • FAL maintains a monthly updated CIL as per buyer MRSL and communicate all MRSL & RSL with its suppliers and collect declaration letter as per buyer MRSL & RSL. See Details

Our service

Located only an hour and a half away from the international airport Dhaka, FAL is set up to meet your requirements of a quality manufacturing of knit garments of all categories like casual, active wear and basics in menswear and womenswear.