07-05-2018

Improvements on ethical compliance in Bangladesh’ garment sector

AsiaInspection’s first quarterly report of 2018 show improvements on ethic compliance in Bangladesh’ garment sector. The improvements likely reflect the pressure from the industry that has been put on textile and apparel manufacturers in Bangladesh, particularly since the tragic Rana Plaza collapse in 2013, where more than 1100 workers lost their lives.

In the light of the Rana Plaza the industry groups, the Accord (platform of 200 European retailers) and the Alliance (agency of 28 North American retailers) were formed, and according to the Daily Star there have been completed inspections and remediation of about 2,200 active garment factories affiliate with either The Accord or the Alliance.

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