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    Comment: Safety in Bangladesh is a joint responsibilitySubscription

    Comment24 April 2019

    Today marks six years since the Rana Plaza tragedy. Mostafiz Uddin, managing director of Bangladeshi manufacturer Denim Expert, examines the progress that has been made.

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    Bangladeshi government 'not ready' to take over safety regulationSubscription

    News2 April 2019

    Signatories to the Accord on Bangladesh Building and Fire Safety have expressed concerns over the readiness of the Bangladeshi government to ensure the welfare of workers in garment factories across the country, as a handover of responsibility looms.

  • Disaster: more than 400 lives were lost in the Rana Plaza collapse. The factory was being used by Primark and Mango

    'Too many' Bangladesh factories are still unsafe, says reportSubscription

    News20 February 2018

    The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh has warned that “too many” factories are still failing to address safety concerns nearly four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory, which killed 1,129 workers.

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    How fashion retail is cleaning up its supply chainsSubscription

    Features9 May 2017

    Four years on from the Rana Plaza collapse, Drapers looks at what steps have been taken by fashion retailers to prevent a similar disaster and how once secretive supply chains are being opened up. 

  • Disaster: more than 400 lives were lost in the Rana Plaza collapse. The factory was being used by Primark and Mango

    ‘A lot still to be done’ four years after Rana PlazaSubscription

    News21 April 2017

    Campaigners have called for further action from retailers and brands to tackle issues in their supply chains, including repression of workers’ rights and lack of transparency, four years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh.

  • Disaster: more than 400 lives were lost in the Rana Plaza collapse. The factory was being used by Primark and Mango

    Bangladesh Alliance reports 72% repairs completeSubscription

    News12 April 2017

    Factories under the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety have completed 72% of all required repairs almost four years since the collapse of Rana Plaza in which 1,134 people died.

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    Analysis: The risk to Bangladesh's textile industry Subscription

    News12 July 2016

    Suppliers and industry experts have spoken out in support of manufacturing in Bangladesh, saying UK retailers have a “responsibility” to continue to source from the country despite concerns over recent terror attacks.

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    Fashion chains 'monitor situation' in Bangladesh following attacksSubscription

    News5 July 2016

    Fashion retailers including Marks & Spencer are keeping a close eye on their sourcing operations and the safety of staff employed at the factories they use in Bangladesh following Friday’s terrorist attack in the capital.

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    Fairtrade launches new textiles standardSubscription

    News22 March 2016

    Ethical business organisation Fairtrade International has developed a new standard that aims to improve working conditions in the global textiles supply chain, after finding that little has changed since the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh almost three years ago.