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Major Retailers Like H&M Commit to Greater Safety Plan in Bangladesh

Yasha Wallin

Three weeks after a building collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 workers, three of the world’s largest apparel companies – the retailing giant H&M, C&A of the Netherlands, and Inditex, owner of the Zara chain — agreed on Monday to sign a far-reaching and legally binding plan that requires retailers to help finance fire safety and building improvements in the factories they use in Bangladesh. Let's hope this will actually bring about some change.

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