Top stories this week on just-style include a look at the Bangladesh '2018 Accord' that will run to 2021 and promises to offer new worker protections, Honduras' textiles and apparel sector raises $1.5bn as part of its multi-sector development plan, Adidas warns of coral bleaching threat with white editions of its three new Parley running shoes, and Under Armour taps former Aldo CEO, Patrik Frisk, as president and COO.

Bangladesh '2018 Accord' promises new worker protections

Primark, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Inditex are among the first to join a raft of major apparel brands and unions in signing a new and improved Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety that will run to 2021 and promises to offer new worker protections and ensure more factories are inspected and renovated.

Honduras raises $1.5bn as activewear plan shifts into gear

The textiles and apparel sector in Honduras has raised $1.5bn as part of its 2020 development plan to become a global synthetics yarn and activewear major.

How C&A Foundation is trying to transform fashion

Driven by concerns the fashion industry isn't working to improve the lives of the 150 million people who make our clothes, the C&AFoundation is tasked with the single goal of making it a force for good. Here executive director Leslie Johnston tells just-style how the corporate foundation affiliated with global fashion retailer C&A is trying to be the catalyst that transforms the sector to be both sustainable and responsible.

Adidas tackles coral bleaching with new Parley colourway

German sportswear giant Adidas is to release white editions of its three new Parley running shoes tomorrow (28 June) as a "wake-up call to the world" about the threat of coral bleaching.

Under Armour taps Patrik Frisk as president and COO

Athletic wear maker Under Armour has named former Aldo CEO, Patrik Frisk as president and chief operating officer (COO).