Accords and Alliances: competing health and safety initiatives in the Bangladeshi garment industry after the Rana Plaza tragedy

Accords and Alliances: competing health and safety initiatives in the Bangladeshi garment industry after the Rana Plaza tragedy - Jan 31 2014

The Rana Plaza collapse in April 2013 triggered several supply chain management discussions in the fashion industry. European retailers and international NGOs responded with an agreement, called the Accord on Fire and Building Safety (“Accord”), while North American companies refused to sign the accord as the deadline passed and created, instead, their own Alliance for […]

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