Tag : Bangladesh
Bangladesh Accord receives extensionSubscription
The Accord on Bangladesh Building and Fire Safety has been granted permission to continue its responsibility for a further 12 months, following a challenge from the Bangladesh government.
Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, Drapers examines whether the fashion industry has stepped up its efforts to improve supply chain transparency, and how it can benefit brands and retailers.
A union representing Bangladeshi textile workers has settled a $2.3m (£1.65m) case with a multinational apparel brand, following accusations of delays in rectifying hazardous factory conditions.
85% of Bangladesh factory repairs completeSubscription
Garment factories under the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety have completed 85% of all required repairs, in its fourth year of operating.
The Bangladeshi government has given the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety the go-ahead to operate for another three years.
29 Bangladesh factories improve safety Subscription
A further 29 factories in Bangladesh have completed action plans to improve their safety in September, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has reported.
Bangladesh may overtake China to become the European Union’s largest clothing supplier by 2020, a new report has found.
Lord Tariq Ahmad, minister of state for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, is urging more fashion retailers to collaborate with the government to usher in meaningful change, following a visit to India and Bangladesh earlier this month.
26 Bangladesh Alliance factories improve safetySubscription
The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has said 26 affiliated Bangladeshi factories have completed action plans to improve their safety.
All Bangladeshi clothing factories to be mapped Subscription
A new initiative to improve transparency in the Bangladeshi garment manufacturing industry by mapping out every clothing factory in the country launches today.