About Us

Nirapon means “Safe Place” in Bangla.

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We are a non-profit organization of more than 50 members globally who share a common goal of maintaining high safety standards and management systems in our supplying RMG factories in Bangladesh

Our Mission

To cultivate a safe working environment for Bangladesh garment factories, workers, managers and owners. 

 

Our Principles

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COMMITMENT

Members are

committed to driving

safety requirements

and factory participation, working to prevent accidents

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COLLABORATION

Members share a common goal and collaborate in the safety management

of their supplying RMG

factories in Bangladesh

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TRANSPARENCY

Nirapon provides actionable decision support information reflecting the level of safety awareness, readiness and competence to all members on the factories in Bangladesh manufacturing on their behalf

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ACCOUNTABILITY

RMG factories are

accountable to the

members through the

implementation and

adherence to a

Safety Management

System

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Our Team

Daniel Fibiger

Daniel Fibiger

Director, Global Sustainability, Gap, Inc.

Nirapon Board Member

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Paul Rigby

Paul Rigby

Nirapon Chief Executive Officer and Chief Safety Officer

Nirapon Team Member

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Sridevi Kalavakolanu

Sridevi Kalavakolanu

Senior Director, Ethics & Compliance, Walmart

Nirapon Board Member

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Donna Sikyta

Donna Sikyta

Director of Member Engagement and Operations

Nirapon Team Member

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Sara Stefanski

Sara Stefanski

Vice President, Global Responsible Sourcing at VF Corporation

Nirapon Board Member

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Tapan Chowdhury

Tapan Chowdhury

Managing Director, Square Pharmaceuticals LTD and Square Textiles Limited

Nirapon Independent Board Member

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Heather Canon

Heather Canon

Senior Director for Responsible Sourcing, Target Corporation

Nirapon Board Member

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Simone Sultana

Simone Sultana

Member of the BRAC General Body and Trustee of UK Charity

Nirapon Independent Board Member

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