The future of the Bangladesh Accord remains unclear following the decision by the Bangladesh Supreme Court to postpone the hearing on the future of the organization until April 7. Until then, the cou

H&M Group has issued a statement about the unrest in Bangladesh after being criticized for working with garment factories in the country. Last month, thousands of garment factory workers staged a

Bangladesh police used rubber bullets, water cannons and tear gas against thousands of garment factory workers this Wednesday, after they tried to block a road leading to Dhaka’s international

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) has handed over the safety activities of 80 more readymade garment (RMG) factories to the government’s Remediation Coordination Cel

Five years on from one of the most tragic industry accidents to date at Rana Plaza, which saw more than 1100 people lose their lives, and the inspectors working to improve the safety of the textile

As FashionUnited reported a week ago, a restraining order by the government of Bangladesh has been placed on the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord), which was due to take effec

At the beginning of the year, international brands were urged to join the new Transition Accord 2018, the successor of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, which has run out after it

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) has issued its quarterly progress report, finding that the overall remediation progress for the more than 1,600 factories covered by it s

Labor Rights Groups have raised concerns after news emerged that local authorities in Bangladesh had filed a criminal complaint against ten people following the boiler explosion at the Multifabs garm

London - 13 people have been charged with a number of offences ranging from negligence to murder following a boiler explosion in a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh killed 13 people and injured 5

London - Leading Labour Rights Groups, including the Clean Clothes Campaign, have come together to reiterate their call for swift action after a boiler explosion in a factory in Bangladesh killed at

To guarantee that efforts are sustained beyond May 2018, the time when the five-year duration of the Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety will run out, a new Bangladesh Accord has been annou

On Sunday, the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) celebrated its third anniversary, looking back on its accomplishments. And there are many, size for one: the agreement started

Two years ago, in May 2013, the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh was founded. Membership trickled in at first but after a few big (European) brands took the plunge, others followed su

The Accord on Building and Fire Safety announced last week that the initial inspections of factories that produce ready-made garments for Accord company signatories have been completed within the ag

After alleged misreporting of the financial situation for its first annual report by the media, the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh issued a statement yesterday explaining its projec

The Bangladesh Accord Foundation (BAF) announced yesterday that the first reports detailing the results of factory inspections in Bangladesh have been prepared and are available for general perusal o

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh – a coalition of more than 120 international apparel companies, retailers and brands – has finalized the fire, electrical and building