WASHINGTON — As the six-month anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse that killed 1,129 workers is marked on Thursday, two separate industry initiatives aimed at improving building and fire safety in Bangladesh’s garment industry are intensifying their efforts and expanding their reach to cover more factories and workers.
In the wake of a string of garment-factory tragedies that stopped the evolution of corporate social responsibility in its tracks, European and North American brands and retailers have come under intense global pressure to implement safety action plans.
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