Assessing the true size of the garment industry in Bangladesh and why it matters

Assessing the true size of the garment industry in Bangladesh and why it matters

A recently released follow-up study from the BRAC University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship Development in Dhaka, confirms the NYU Stern Center’s findings. Using a similar methodology that combines analysis of several online databases and field research the BRAC University Center found over 8,000 garment factories in Bangladesh.

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Congress can fight human trafficking and forced labor

Congress can fight human trafficking and forced labor

The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015 is the latest in a string of recent domestic legislative acts and ruling aimed at holding corporations accountable for their entire supply chains, not just their own employees or direct operations. Read more about this key piece of legislation for the global fight against human trafficking, forced labor, and the worst forms of child labor.

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The days of low cost may be over. Here’s how that may negatively affect labor rights

The days of low cost may be over. Here’s how that may negatively affect labor rights

The FOB (free on board) price of apparel paid by brands and retailers to their suppliers has been falling for over a decade. Signs of prices firming up should provide a little comfort down the supply chain, but will it?

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