OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

Promoting responsible business conduct through improved safety and health measures

The ILO Sectoral Policies Department, Vision Zero Fund and the Better Work Programme are organizing a side session during the “2022 OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector”.

The panel discussion should allow governments to revisit and update Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and related legislation, guidance, inspection and training; employers and workers organization to update their guidance and inspection guidelines; brands to validate or update their own OSH guidance; and international organizations and other stakeholders to support new initiatives to improve OSH in the industry.

The session will take place on 21 February 2022, 11:00-12:15 (CET), kindly click here to register.

Guest speakers

  • H.E. Som Chamnan, Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Ahmed Farooq, Bangladesh Employers Federation & Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka
  • Tejas Sampat, PVH
  • Peter Frövén, IF Metall Sweden
  • Jukka Takala, International Commission of Occupational Health
  • Kidist Chala, Better Work/Vision Zero Fund


Casper N. Edmonds, ILO Sectoral Policies Department