Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety released

May 15, 2013 

Click here to download the full text of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

Ahead of the midnight deadline, at least 24 garment and retail brands sourcing from Bangladesh have agreed to sign on to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.

IndustriALL, UNI Global Union and their NGO partners are expecting further commitments from brands today.

IndustriALL General Secretary Jyrki Raina said:

We recognize the commitment that these companies are making towards ending the cycle of factory disasters in Bangladesh. We call on all other global brands sourcing from Bangladesh to join us in making sure that every garment worker in Bangladesh can work in safety.

The 24 companies currently confirmed are: 

H&M 

Inditex 

C&A

PVH

Tchibo

Tesco

Marks & Spencer   

Primark

El Corte Inglés

Mango

Carrefour

KiK

Helly Hansen

G-Star

Aldi South

Aldi North

New Look

Mothercare

Next   

Loblaws  

Sainsbury’s

Benetton

N Brown Group

Stockmann

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