SNV, in collaboration with Dutch Bangla Chamber of Commerce, organized the 2nd International Conference of Inclusive Business on 29th September at Le Meridien Dhaka. LightCastle served as the knowledge partner of the initiative. Over 150 participants including public officials, development partners, private organizations, civil society and academia attended the conference. Four plenary sessions were held on the following topics:

    1. Gender inclusion in the sanitation business
    2. Agriculture & food security
    3. Ensuring health care for RMG workers
    4. Financial inclusion in the RMG sector

    Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun MP, Honourable Minister, Ministry of Industries, attended the inaugural session as the Chief Guest. His Excellency, Harry Verweij, Ambassador, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh attended as the Guest of Honor; Her Excellency, Charlotta Schlyter, Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden to Bangladesh, was present as a special guest.