Corporate Failure to Act Effectively Leads to 250 More Deaths in Bangladesh


New Orleans  The collective corporate failure to act decisively and preemptively to guarantee safe working conditions in textile supply factories is making a mockery of any and all claims of corporate social responsibility in these industries.  Following the death of hundreds by fire in Bangladesh recently, a factory collapsed in recent days marking one of …

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Desperate Need for a Real, Independent Factory Inspection & Monitoring System

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Quito   It is impossible to read the tragic tales of sweatshop fires in Bangladesh and Pakistan without coming to the conclusion that literally the very best of intentions have in fact “paved the road to hell.” The story by Declan Walsh and Steven Greenhouse in the New York Times, “Certified Safe, A Factory in Karachi Quickly …

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