Corporate Connect works with the local and international buyers to enhance the ecosystem for Supplier Diversity and Inclusion (SD&I) and to create a sustainable environment for supporting gender-inclusive sourcing in Bangladesh.

Corporateconnect International implements awareness raising among the large buyers on SD&I through webinars, corporate roundtables and engaging with industry associations corporations for sharing knowledge & best practices from local and international champions. The buyers that are interested to engage and commit to the gender-inclusive sourcing will be signing a pledge and will be connected with qualified women suppliers.

Benefits for buyers

Corporate Partners

The project is already supported by 16 Bangladeshi corporate partners that have signed pledge letters to commit sourcing more goods and services from women-owned businesses.

Corporate Connect has also launched the country’s first Supplier Diversity Advisory Committee with 5 local and 2 international corporations on board.

Corporates pledged for Gender-inclusive sourcing

Apex Footwear Limited
Bangladesh Eye Hospital
Bank Asia Limited
Bengal Group Limited
Berger Paints Ltd
BRAC Bank Limited
Carrefour Global Sourcing
The City Bank
DBL Group
eGeneration Ltd
Gemcon Group
Green Delta Insurance Limited
IBM Corporation
IDLC Finance Limited
IPDC Finance Limited
Knit Asia Ltd.
Lal Teer Seed Ltd.
Marriott International
North South University
Praava Health
Rahimafrooz Bangladesh Ltd
Richmond Hotels
Shashya Prabartana Limited
Sheba Platform Ltd.
Software Shop Limited (SSL)
Square Toiletries
Systech Digital Limited

Get Involved!

Learn more about gender-inclusive sourcing by engaging with us and show your commitment to the world by signing the pledge and stand out in the market!


How to join

Team members from WEConnect International are available to facilitate the supply chain review process, guide local corporate representatives through the steps for action, and meet with executives to understand branding and marketing objectives.

For more information, Please contact:

Tanvir Ahmad at

Eroshan Alagaretnam at