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Bangladesh: Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse - media coverage, commentaries, company responses
Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Compilation of coverage, commentaries on the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building, 24 April 2013, in which over 1,100 people died. The building housed Phantom Apparels Ltd., New Wave Style Ltd and New Wave Brothers Ltd, which supplied...
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Author: Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
…Last week's building collapse in Bangladesh that killed hundreds of clothing factory workers put a spotlight on the sobering fact that people in poor countries often risk their lives working in unsafe factories to make the cheap T-shirts and...
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Author: Luc Peillon, Libération [France]
Le bilan de l’effondrement…d’un immeuble abritant des ateliers de textile…au Bangladesh, a dépassé…les 1000 morts. Dorothée Kellou, chargée de mission au sein de Peuples solidaires, ONG membre du collectif Ethique sur l’étiquette, dénonce la...
Author: Caroline Crosdale, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
Plus de 40 entreprises, essentiellement européennes, ont adopté un plan sécurité anti incendie après l'effondrement du Rana Plaza au Bangladesh. Plusieurs grandes marques américaines, notamment WalMart et Gap, ont choisi de lancer leur propre...
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Author: Steven Greenhouse, New York Times
Feeling pressure from consumer and labor groups for not doing more to ensure factory safety in Bangladesh, Wal-Mart, Gap and numerous other retailers along with the nation’s main retail federations are seeking to forge a new plan to promote safety in...
Author: Karen McVeigh, Guardian
The 75 signatories to the accord...will guarantee that in every case where unsafe conditions are found, funds will be made available for necessary safety upgrades...But only three US retailers have signed up to the plan. American firms are reportedly...
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Author: CityNews.ca & 680News Staff (Canada)
Queen’s Park wants to ensure that clothing and other items worn by civil servants is not made in sweatshops…[T]he Ontario government will be introducing an ethical sourcing policy for companies that bid on those contracts…[A] similar bill was passed...