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Will Industry Invest in the New Pakistan Accord?

Companies are signing on to the extension of the Bangladesh Accord to Pakistan — but now investment must…

Can ‘Made in Bangladesh’ Be a Seal of Quality?

The Made in Bangladesh Week 2022 discussed ways to further raise the nation's apparel exports, including a…

‘Made in Bangladesh’ Week to Unveil Sustainability Feats, New Innovation Center

Bangladesh's premier apparel event "Made in Bangladesh Week" this November spotlights value of sustainability…

Sustainable Apparel Forum Returns to Dhaka in May, With H&M, Higg and More Speaking

The Sustainable Apparel Forum is organized by the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange and runs May 10.

The Running List: Fashion Brands Who Signed On to New Bangladesh Accord

Attention stays on Bangladesh's new garment workplace safety agreement as some 80 brands and retail giants…

Bangladesh Accord Reenvisioned and Expanded — Now, Brands Must Sign On

The Bangladesh Accord is reenvisioned as International Accord for Health and Safety in the Textile and…

Uniqlo Latest to Sign On to Bangladesh Accord, Other Brands Called On to Step Up

The clock is ticking on the Bangladesh Accord on Fire Building Safety. Asos, G-Star, Esprit and Uniqlo so far…

Behind Bangladesh Accord’s Three-Month Extension, Bluesign CEO Steps Down: Short Takes

Bangladesh Accord's last-minute three-month extension, "Unraveled" book captures sustainable fashion now and…

Climate Refugees ‘Reverse Climate Change’ With New Zero-Waste Jackets

In Bangladesh alone, where the garment sector is a top economic driver, rising sea levels could displace…

Short Takes: Testing Circular Fashion in Bangladesh, Seaweed Fiber

Bangladesh is moving further into the circular economy with 30 key brands and businesses on board, and at…

Hanro and The Little Market Support Giving Tuesday

One hundred percent of proceeds from the lingerie bag support artisan women in Bangladesh.

Asian Garment Sector Struggles in COVID-19’s Wake

An ILO report found massive declines in exports from 10 key producing countries.

Bangladesh Factories Reopen Amid Coronavirus Chaos

Bangladesh workers are returning to factories despite confusion over safety protocols and as the industry…

Global Fashion Industry Calls for Government Action to Support Sector

Sixty-six global industry organizations signed the appeal, which came the same day leading retailers, brands…

Safety On the Line: H&M Responds to Bangladesh Garment Factory Boiler Explosion, What Lies Ahead

In Bangladesh, is one garment factory worker death too many? The country saw $34 billion in exports and is…