Saturday’s Tarzeen Fashions fire and factory collapse killed 111 textile workers, putting a spotlight on supply chain management and global retailers that source clothes from Bangladesh. It’s a popular area for factories because the cost of labor (as little as $37 a month for some workers) is so low that rights groups have called on firms to sign up to a fire safety program. Today’s graphic shows the growth of the Bangladesh garment industry since 1983.
The complexities of managing risks in complex global supply chains
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