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‘Check-Box’ Social Audits Are Failing Workers, According to Report

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre released a report detailing how voluntary check-box social…

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…

Eight Years Later, What’s Come From ‘The True Cost,’ Rana Plaza?

"The True Cost" director Andrew Morgan and Eco-Age's Livia Firth reflect on latest "Fashionscapes" short…

Bangladesh Factories Reopen Amid Coronavirus Chaos

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

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…

Factory Abuse Begins With Brands

Human Rights Watch's 66-page report reveals human rights violations still depend on brands' sourcing and…

German Government Plans to Force Textile Sector Into Sustainable Supply Chains

Voluntary codes of conduct have not been enough, so now Germany is following France and the U.K. in trying to…

Abercrombie & Fitch Highlights Improved Working Conditions in Bangladesh After Protests

Abercrombie & Fitch claims that the fire, electrical and structural audits of its vendors' facilities in…

Five Years After Rana Plaza, Leaders Emphasize Need for Brands to Sign Accord Renewal

Attendees emphasized the need for companies to support the renewal of The Accord on Fire and Building Safety…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Zady: A Voice of the Revolution

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

U.S. Ambassador Assures Bangladesh Apparel Industry of Support

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