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5 years on from Rana Plaza building collapse - labour rights organizations urge brands to sign renewed Bangladesh Accord on Fire & Building Safety
24 April 2018 marks five years since the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh that crushed 1,134 people to death and injured over 2,000 others. The collapse of the eight-story building, which housed over five garment factories supplying global...
Author: Safety4Sea (Greece)
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Author: The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
"Release trade union leaders", 9 April 2018...
- Related companies: Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)
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Author: Anna Migdalska, Rzeczpospolita
Anna Miazga the CSR Coordinator at LPP SA, a polish retailing company, points out in this interview, respecting human rights by enterprises is an important topic not only from the point of view of one country or industry. It's a global problem. The...
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Groups launch Garment Worker Diaries to document the lives and wages of workers in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and India
Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Bangladesh Accord 100 days before current Accord ends
"100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord", 22 February 2018...
The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging 'shared responsibility' & institutional control models for achieving a socially responsible global supply chain?
Author: Thomas A. Hemphill & George O. White III
"The World Economic Forum & Nike: Emerging ‘Shared Responsibility’ & Institutional Control Models for Achieving a Socially Responsible Global Supply Chain?," 15 April 2016...
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M&S, John Lewis, Debenhams, Next & Sainsbury’s among UK retailers yet to renew safety deal in Bangladesh factories
Author: Sarah Butler, The Guardian (UK)
Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Debenhams, Next and Sainsbury’s are among a group of British retailers yet to join international rivals in renewing their commitment to a factory safety deal in Bangladesh....