Rana Plaza five years on – A time for reflection

Rana Plaza nine years on – A time for reflection

More than 1,000 people lost their lives and in excess of 2,500 others were seriously injured when the Rana Plaza…

Who has signed the Bangladesh Transition Accord – Update

192 companies have now signed the '2018 Accord' or 'Transition Accord' Bangladesh worker safety pact – with Holland House Fashion and ICA Sweden…

Bangladesh feels sourcing squeeze amid safety gains

Despite dramatic gains in building safety in Bangladesh since the Rana Plaza disaster, the violation of workers' rights has increased…

Rana Plaza five years on – A time for reflection

As the global garment industry stops to reflect on the tragic events that took place in Bangladesh exactly five years…

Let’s salute Bangladesh’s progress since Rana Plaza

Five years ago, the Rana Plaza catastrophe made Bangladesh notorious – and turned our industry into a pariah. Today, our reaction…

The 24 April ritual – Rana Plaza’s unfinished legacy

Every year on 24 April, I browse through a poignant online memorial for garment workers who died in 2013 in…

Epic belief in Bangladesh drives continued growth

As one of the biggest garment exporters in Bangladesh, with a commitment to the country that goes back more than…

Speed is key in reforming Bangladesh’s RMG sector

Five years after a catastrophic building collapse killed 1,137 garment workers and maimed or injured thousands more in Bangladesh, a…