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Bangladesh Accord’s binding arbitration process scores legal win

A unanimous decision by an arbitral tribunal in The Hague bolsters the legally-binding enforcement mechanisms of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety. The ruling...allows complaints lodged by IndustriALL and UNI against two leading fashion brands to proceed to the next stage of arbitration, where they will be judged on their merits.

These cases represent the first tests of the Bangladesh Accord’s ground-breaking accountability structures...

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