Rana Plaza

Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.


Rana Plaza Owner Gets Jail Term in Corruption Case

The case stems from a charge of illegal wealth rather than the collapse of the apparel manufacturing building in 2013.

clock August 29, 2017Mayu Saini

Garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Fashion Scoops

Bangladesh Factories Showing Some Safety Improvements

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh’s objective is to develop a program to make Ready Made Garment factories in the country more secure.

clock May 8, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Government and Trade

Ahead of Rana Plaza Anniversary, Human Rights Watch Asks for Transparency Pledge

Companies that have not signed on include Wal-Mart and The Children’s Place — two brands linked to the Bangladesh tragedy.

clock April 20, 2017Dene-Hern Chen

Government and Trade

Kik Agrees to Pay $5.15 Million More Into Factory Fire Fund

The German retailer has agreed to provide more funding to victims and families of garment workers who died in Ali Enterprises factory fire four years ago.

clock September 12, 2016Kristi Ellis


Zady: A Voice of the Revolution

Zady, an online retailer of sustainable fashion, is the U.S. chair of Fashion Revolution.

clock April 17, 2016Sharon Edelson


U.S. Ambassador Assures Bangladesh Apparel Industry of Support

About 800 delegates are expected to attend the three-day Apparel and Safety Exposition.

clock August 6, 2015Mayu Saini



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