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Rana Plaza one year on: Timeline of change

The Rana Plaza factory disaster has proved to be a catalyst for change in Bangladesh. While there has been criticism of the speed of the fac...

Rana Plaza one year on: Bangladesh in words

One year today, one of the worst industrial disasters in history occured when the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killin...

Progress needed on supply chain living wage

A new report suggests retailers are still failing workers in their supply chains by not paying a living wage. The survey, which aims to prov...

Bangladesh factory checks show widespread issues

First findings from inspections at ten garment factories used by members of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh have highli...

Latest Interviews

The Bangladesh Accord tackles unsafe factories 20 Feb 2014

Kitty So

As safety inspections on more than 1,500 garment factories supplying a group of mainly European retailers get underway this week, just-style speaks with Brad Loewen, the top safety official overseeing the effort.


The Bangladesh Accord tackles unsafe factories 20 Feb 2014

Kitty So

As safety inspections on more than 1,500 garment factories supplying a group of mainly European retailers get underway this week, just-style speaks with Brad Loewen, the top safety official overseeing the effort.

Latest News

Benetton Group confident despite FY sales decline 14 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

Italian fashion group Benetton Group has reported an "expected" double-digit decline in annual sales, but remains confident of an improvement in performance for the year ahead.


Benetton defends its position on Bangladesh 3 Apr 2014

Michelle Russell

Italian fashion firm Benetton has moved to defend its position on Bangladesh following accusations it has violated terms of the Accord and is dragging its feet over paying into the compensation fund.


Bangladesh aid call stepped up as funds fall short 26 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell

Campaigners are stepping up their calls for brands to pay into the Rana Plaza compensation fund after it was revealed to just-style that less than 20% of the amount required to make payments to all workers has so far been received.


Global news roundup 21 Mar 2014

Michelle Russell and Katie Smith

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Rana Plaza compensation to begin next month 19 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

The committee set up to pay compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse aims to distribute US$2m to around 3,600 workers and families before the one-year anniversary of the tragedy on 24 April.

Latest blogs

Fashion Revolution Day marks Rana Plaza anniversary 24 Apr 2014

Katie Smith

A campaign encouraging shoppers to ask where and how their garments have been made has been set up to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster.

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