• Bangladesh: Alliance announces fourth year results

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, which currently covers 785 factories and close to 1.4 million workers, has realeased its fourth annual report today, announcing substantial factory safety improvements and the expansion of its worker training and empowerment initiatives within the past year. According to the Alliance, the data confirm that it is on track to complete nearly all Corrective Action Plans , except for newly added and expanding factories, and to transition safety monitoring operations to trusted local partners in 2018.
    “Overhauling safety in hundreds of factories is a...
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  • Bangladesh Alliance Report Identifies Safety Progress, Sets Goals

    Bangladesh Alliance Report Identifies Safety Progress, Sets Goals

    1 month ago - By WWD

    The fourth annual report of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety released Wednesday morning in Dhaka listed 234 factories as having completed their safety requirements, and the suspension of 162 non-compliant factories from the Alliance list of 658 factories in the country.
    The Alliance, a group of 29 global retailers that have undertaken to improve the safety of factories they source from in Bangladesh, is made up of mostly North American brands and retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp., Gap Inc., and VF Corp. The five-year agreement by the group was made shortly...
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