Bangladesh: Primark, Next & JD sports yet to sign accord on health & safety in garment factories
"UK brands yet to sign accord on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety", 1 September 2021
Brands including Primark, Next and JD Sports have yet to sign up to a new deal designed to protect garment workers in Bangladesh.
Almost 80 companies...have backed the legally binding deal, which replaces one signed by more than 200 international fashion companies after the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in 2013, killing more than 1,100 people.
Primark... said it intended to sign and was reviewing the legal documents. “We’re pleased that the negotiations for the new accord have now concluded,” it added...
Next and JD Sports did not respond to a request for comment by the time of publication.