TITLE

BANGLADESH FACTORY DISASTER PUTS REPUTATIONS AT RISK

AUTHOR(S)
ZOLKOS, RODD
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Business Insurance;5/20/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p0001
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the implications of the 2013 Bangladesh factory disaster for Western companies outsourcing production to low-wage countries. The collapse of the clothing factory killed more than 1,100 workers. This incident brought attention to supply chain risks, including risks to their brand reputations, associated with said companies. Experts believe that the reputational risks may force U.S. and European retail firms to improve workplace conditions and safety with their suppliers.
ACCESSION #
87780624

 

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