Rana Plaza

ETI executive director announces summer 2024 departure

ETI says McAllister has “successfully steered” the organisation through a period of considerable change and maintained its 25-year commitment to…

WEEK IN REVIEW: Fashion brands must lead the charge on factory safety

My question comes just days after dozens of people were injured in a garment factory collapse and fire in Karachi, Pakistan…

Rana Plaza: key learnings ten years on from the tragedy

On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza factory in the Dhaka District of Bangladesh collapsed as a result of structural…

The week in review: The shape of fashion ethics post-Covid and Rana Plaza?

It's been nine years since the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh shook the apparel industry to its core and the…

Clean Clothes Campaign calls brands out for ‘freeriding on others’ health, safety efforts

The Clean Clothes Campaign, which is an alliance of apparel labour unions and non-governmental organisations, claims fashion brands including Levi…

Gas drought across Bangladesh prompts rise in illegal connections says BGMEA

The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) is urging the government to cut all illegal gas connections in the…

OPINION: Social audits, modern slavery — Covid shows apparel industry did not learn from Rana Plaza disaster

On 24 April the world commemorated the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh — a catastrophe in…

Rana Plaza trial restarts in Bangladesh after five years

A judge in Bangladesh resumed the trial on Monday (31 January) for the industrial tragedy of Rana Plaza that took…