A recent report highlights how transparent, compliant supply chains benefit all aspects of apparel businesses—though only some companies can overcome inherent challenges to reap the rewards.
Children’s clothing will soon be safer, according to German-based international research center Hohenstein Institute, now that the DIN EN 14 682:2015-03 standard for safety in children’s clothing, specifically cords and drawstrings has been revised to help prevent accidents caused by these items.Read More Read more
According to a new study, an overwhelming percentage of Bangladeshi ready-made garment (RMG) workers lack basic knowledge of fire and building safety and only 2 percent can correctly identify what a fire hazard is. The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety last week released the results… Read MoreRead More Read more
The U.S. Department of Labor is offering a competitive $2.5 million grant to fund fire and building improvements in Bangladesh. The grant, from the DOL’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs, follows a string of deadly tragedies in Bangladesh’s factories. International pressure has increased as Bangladesh… Read MoreRead More Read more