Rana Plaza

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

Fashion Scoops

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 Bangladesh have achieved a progress rate of 95 percent but activists still want the company to sign the renewal accord.

clock April 23, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Fashion Scoops

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 in Bangladesh.

clock April 10, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Rana Plaza collapsed on April 24, 2013.

Legal

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

Media

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

Textiles

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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