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SCAVI receives $10 million granted by Proparco

11/22/2021 2:52:00 PM


Through this operation, the third in a 15-year-long partnership, Proparco will contribute to SCAVI’s growth and transition to 4.0 manufacturing.

Mr. Tran Van Phu (on the right), Chairman – Founder of Group SCAVI at the meeting with Proparco’s representative.

Mr. Tran Van Phu (on the right), Chairman – Founder of Group SCAVI at the meeting with Proparco’s representative. 

The apparel sector plays a major role in Vietnam’s development, being the country’s 2nd largest exporting sector, contributing 16% to the country’s GDP and employing 2.5 million people.

SCAVI is a world-leading supplier of lingerie and swimwear, having collaborated with more than 60 brands worldwide over its 33 years of existence. It now employs more than 15,000 people at its seven production sites located across Vietnam, Laos and France. The Company is well-known for its advanced Corporate Social Responsibility, social actions and visionary strategy for a sustainable apparel industry.

Proparco’s $10 million loan will allow accompanying SCAVI in the automation and digitalization of its operations and will contribute to the optimization of its Hue factory, including the construction of a new warehouse and offices.

This operation should support more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs over the coming years. Due to the quality of SCAVI’s working conditions and its various commitments towards its female employees who represent 80% of its workforce, the financing qualifies to the 2X Challenge, a global gender finance initiative Proparco has been contributing to since its launch in 2018.

This project will contribute to Sustainable Development Goals #8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure).

About Proparco

Proparco is the private sector financing arm of Agence Française de Développement Group (AFD Group). It has been promoting sustainable economic, social and environmental development for over 40 years. Proparco provides funding and support to both businesses and financial institutions in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle-East. Its action focuses on the key development sectors: infrastructure, mainly for renewable energies, agribusiness, financial institutions, health and education.

Its operations aim to strengthen the contribution of private players to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the international community in 2015. To this end, Proparco finances companies whose activity contributes to creating jobs and decent incomes, providing essential goods and services and combating climate change. For a World in Common.


SCAVI, the leader in Global Outsourcing Services of Lingerie - Swimwear – Sportswear - Protective Clothing in Vietnam is an industrial subsidiary wholly owned by Group Financière B'Lao. SCAVI employs 20,000 people in the world. Established in 1988, SCAVI has the 1st Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) License - all industries in Vietnam.

 SCAVI pioneers to build a typical development model mobilizing the RESPONSIBILITY of all partners: “4.0- HUB CLUB- 3P (3 times pioneer)”.

That is the model of:

- 4.0: Moving forward the 4.0 Industrial Revolution (synergy between Digitization and Automation) to develop:

- Hub Club: Unprecedented connected Club – shared targets and shared processes to reach targets - between CUSTOMERS - SCAVI - SUPPLIERS,

- 3P: 3 Times pioneer for RESPONSIBILITY.

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