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Writing, RESEARCH and Advocacy
From the Center:
- Factory map: "Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Bangladesh's forgotten apparel workers," Sarah Labowitz and Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, December 17, 2015
- Report: "Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Bangladesh's forgotten apparel workers," Sarah Labowitz and Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, December 17, 2015
- "Can Bangladesh’s garment industry ever be safe and sustainable?" Sarah Labowitz, Quartz India, December 10, 2015
- "A Tipping Point in Bangladesh?" Sarah Labowitz, Council on Foreign Relations Development Channel, December 8, 2015
- "Monitoring working conditions at factories won’t stop future tragedies," Sanchita Saxena and Sarah Labowitz, The Globe and Mail, August 10, 2015
- "Tackle Root Challenges," Sarah Labowitz, the Daily Star (Dhaka), May, 10 2015
- "Bangladesh's $50bn RMG export target by 2021," Peter Leahey, Dhaka Tribune, May 4, 2015
- "The way to start a real fashion revolution: put Bangladesh’s invisible garment factories on a map," Jenny Avins featuring Nayantara Banerjee, Atlantic Quartz, April 24, 2015
- "The Detroit Deal Is a Model for How Foundations Can Solve Dire Problems," Vijay Padmanabhan, The Chronicle of Philanthropy," November 21, 2014
- "How better data can make garment factories safer," Sarah Labowitz and Nayantara Banerjee, Daily Star (Dhaka), October 29, 2014
- "Garment Factory Repairs," Sarah Labowitz, New York Times, October 22, 2014
- "Inspections are not enough to fix garment factories in Bangladesh," Sarah Labowitz, Guardian Sustainable Business, October 20, 2014
- "Bangladesh can look to this unlikely place to fix its garment sector," Sarah Labowitz, Atlantic Quartz, July 25, 2014
- "Business as usual is no longer an option," Justine Nolan, ABC TV (Sydney), April 23, 2014
- "Written Submission to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Hearing on Prospects for Democratic Reconciliation and Workers' Rights in Bangladesh," February 11, 2014
- "H&M has given suppliers a major incentive to actually pay workers more," Sarah Labowitz, Atlantic Quartz, December 4, 2013
- "The $250 million commitment to Bangladesh's factories misses the point," Sarah Labowitz, Atlantic Quartz, July 19, 2013
- "Disney and Other Big Brands Need to Address the Real Challenges to Outsourcing," Michael Posner, New York Times, May 2, 2013
External Non-Legal Contributions:
- Scheper, Christian (forthcoming): Labour Networks under Supply Chain Capitalism: The Politics of the Bangladesh Accord, Development & Change (manuscript accepted for publication 2017)
- Norpoth, Johannes / Christian Scheper, Practices of Legality in Transnational Labour Regulation: The Case of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety (paper accepted for the for the panel: Global Labour Rights and Sustainable Development through Global Supply Chains? EADI Nordic Conference 2017, Bergen, 21-23 August).
- Samira Manzur / Drusilla Brown / Jette Steen Knudsen / Elizabeth Remick, After Rana Plaza: From Building Safety to Social Dialogue, 2 May 2017, SSRN-id2961808.
- Jimmy Donaghey / Juliane Reinecke, When Industrial Democracy meets Corporate Social Responsibility – A Comparison of the Bangladesh Accord and Alliance as responses to the Rana Plaza disaster, in: British Journal of Industrial Relations 2017 forthcoming.
- Manpreet Ark / Mazharul Islam / Jeff Kenner / Brecht Lein / Katrina Peake, The integration of EU development, trade and human rights policies, Work Package 9, Deliverable 4, 30 September 2016 [includes case study on Bangladesh].
- Noemi Sinkovics / Samia Ferdous Hoque / Rudolf R. Sinkovics, Rana Plaza collapse aftermath: are CSR compliance and auditing pressures effective?, in: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 29:4 (2016), 617 – 649.
- Motoko Aizawa / Salil Tripathi, Beyond Rana Plaza: Next Steps for the Global Garment Industry and Bangladeshi Manufacturers, in: Business and Human Rights Journal 1:1 (2016), pp 145 – 151.
- Sabrina Zajak, Institutional layering and the emerging power of labour in Bangladesh, Conference Paper presented at the 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, 10-14 of July, Vienna, Panel: Silos or Synergies? Can Labor Build Effective Alliances with Other Global Social Movements.
- Daniel Berliner / Anne Greenleaf / Milli Lake / Jennifer Noveck, Building Capacity, Building Rights? State Capacity and Labor Rights in Developing Countries, in: World Development 72 (2015), 127–139. [cf. also their book “Labour Rights and International Supply Chains: Aligning Rights and Incentives, Edward Elgar 2015”]
- Juliane Reinecke / Jimmy Donaghey, The ‘Accord for Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh’ in Response to the Rana Plaza Disaster, in: Axel Marx / Jan Wouters / Glenn Rayp / Laura Beke (eds.), Global Governance of Labour Rights, Edward Elgar 2015, pp. 257-277.
- Paul van der Heijden / Ruben Zandvliet, Enforcement of Fundamental Labor Rights. The Network Approach: Closing Governance Gaps in Law-Wage Manufacturing Industries, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Social Justice Expertise Center, Policy Brief 12, September 2014.
External Legal Contributions:
- Lary Catá Backer, Theorizing Regulatory Governance Within its Ecology: The Structure of Management in an Age of Globalization, Draft December 2016, SSRN-id2783018.
- Andreas Rühmkorf, Corporate Social Responsibility, Private Law and Global Supply Chains, Cheltenham/Northampton: Edward Elgar, 2015.
- Lary Catá Backer, Are Supply Chains Transnational Legal Orders? What We Can Learn From the Rana Plaza Factory Building Collapse, 2015, SSRN-id2685961.
- Tamanna Rubya, The Ready-Made Garment Industry: An Analysis of Bangladesh’s Labor Law Provisions after the Savar Tragedy, in: Brooklyn Journal of International Law 40:2 (2015) 685-718.
- Benjamin A. Evans, Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh: An International Response to Bangladesh Labor Conditions, in: N C J Intl L & Comm Reg 40 (2015) 597-627.
- Beryl Ter Haar / Maarten Keune, One Step Forward or more window-dressing? A Legal Analysis of Recent CSR Initiatives in the Garment Industry in Bangladesh, International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 30:1 (2014), 5-26.
- Mark Anner / Jennifer Bair / Jeremy Blasi, Toward Joint Liability in Global Supply Chains: Addressing the Root Causes of Labor Violations in International Sub-Contracting Networks, Comparative Labour Law & Policy Journal 35:1 (2013), 1-43.
- Ashiq Mahmud Bin Gholam Kibria / Sabrina Matin / Rehana Sharmin, Impact of GSP Cut: The Case of RMG Sector in Bangladesh, in: World Journal of Social Sciences 6:1 (2016), 20-31.
- Md Omar Bin Harun Khan, Economic Impact of Rana Plaza Collapse, in: International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering 10:2 (2016), 594-600.
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