Bloomberg Businessweek

BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK

"Those are the main findings of a report by the Center for Business and Human Rights at New York University’s Stern School of Business. The report calls for an international task force, led by Bangladeshis and funded by the brands and retailers that profit from Bangladeshi apparel, to make all of the country’s factories safer.

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New Age (Bangladesh)

NEW AGE (BANGLADESH)

"The study titled ‘Five Years After Rana Plaza: The Way Forward’ conducted by the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights estimates that there are more than 3,000 subcontracting factories in the country and it will take $1.2 billion to remediate major life-threatening safety concerns in the units."

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Quartz

Quartz

QUARTZ
More and more, shoppers today want to know their products were made ethically and sustainably, and clothing is one category they’ve put under particular scrutiny.  H&M’s newly launched label, Arket, and its website, which went live on Aug. 25, gives the location and name of the factory where each and every piece of clothing was made.

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Washington Post

WASHINGTON POST
Fashion companies’ websites are a rhetorical jungle of vague, virtuous-sounding self-description. As they boast of “ethical sourcing” and “positive impact,” the companies seek to reassure consumers and investors of brands’ commitments to “transparency” and “sustainability” — two of the most fashionable buzzwords in modern marketing. 

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