Australia’s Best&Less refuses to sign international safety accord for Bangladeshi RMG workers
শনিবার, এপ্রিল ২৯, ২০২৩
Even as Bangladesh observed the 10th anniversary of the tragic Rana Plaza disaster, considered the deadliest catastrophe in the history of the apparel industry on 24th April, emerged reports that Australian clothing brand Best&Less has refused to sign the International Accord for Health and Safety in the garment and textile sector.
This is as per reports, which cited a report published in this direction at Mirage.News, and went on to add the Accord has been signed by many other Australian clothing brands already.
Reports further added the Aussie apparel brand’s (Best&Less) around 25 per cent of the global sourcing is done from Bangladesh from around 20 factories in the country.
It may be mentioned here the tragic Rana Plaza disaster, which took place on 24th April 2013, claimed the lives of 1,132 garment workers and left 2,500 others injured, mostly women even as in the wake of the same, stakeholders concerned came up with endeavours like ACCORD and Alliance to make the Bangladesh garment industry safe.
Courtesy: Apparel Resources News