By  on April 20, 2018

“It’s not just another anniversary,” Michael H. Posner, director of the Center for Business and Human Rights at New York University’s Stern School of Business, speaking about the fifth-year anniversary of the disaster at Rana Plaza, which collapsed on April 24, 2013, in a Dhaka suburb, taking the lives of more than 1,130 workers. “It’s the right time to take a deep breath for everybody and say, ‘We’ve addressed one aspect of the challenge, now we have to address the rest, and it needs to be a collective action.’”

Speaking to WWD about the new report published by the center, “Five Years After Rana Plaza: The Way Forward” by Paul M. Barrett, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and April Gu, Posner spoke about some of the highlights of the work done, but also about the suggestions for the way forward.

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