Five Years After Rana Plaza: The Way Forward

April 2018

The Center’s report on factory safety in Bangladesh, Five Years After Rana Plaza: The Way Forward, finds that efforts by Western brands and retailers have resulted in safer factories but thousands of additional facilities still require remediation. 

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