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The Bangladesh factory collapse: Why CSR is more important than ever

The Bangladesh factory collapse: Why CSR is more important than ever | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

May 7, 2013 Guardian Sustainable Business

▶  BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE

Corporate social responsibility is not about writing cheques to museums. It is life and death, and must become a crucial part of how companies do business, writes Christine Bader... http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/blog/bangladesh-factory-collapse-csr-important


May 2, 1013 Forbes

▶  THE BANGLADESH FIRE AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY http://www.forbes.com/sites/howardhusock/2013/05/02/the-bangladesh-fire-and-corporate-social-responsibility/


                                            VIDEO (9:00)
OVER 100 YEARS AGO, 123 YOUNG WOMEN WORKING IN A NEW YORK FACTORY NEVER CAME HOME. IT CHANGED OUR COUNTRY

http://www.upworthy.com/over-100-years-ago-123-young-women-working-in-a-factory-never-came-home-it-changed-our-country


Guardian Sustainable Business, October 15, 2014
▶ THE BANGLADESH ACCORD FACTORY AUDITS FINDS MORE THAN 80,000 SAFETY HAZARDS http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/15/bangladesh-accord-factory-hazards-protect-worker-safety-fashion


Guardian Sustainable Business, October 20, 2014
▶  INSPECTIONS ARE NOT ENOUGH TO FIX GARMENT FACTORIES IN BANGLADESH. With no figure on how many Bangladeshi factories produce for the export market and no commitments made to funding factory upgrades, the Bangladesh Accord is a long way from success http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/20/inspections-garment-factories-bangladesh-fashion-business-accord-alliance


May 7, 2013 Los Angeles Times
▶  DYING FOR THE SHIRT ON YOUR BACK

... Yes, we seek justice. But in our rush to solve the case or help the victims, we refuse to see the real culprits: the global apparel industry and ourselves for being complicit in supporting or ignoring a system of trade and offshoring largely designed to bypass regulatory policy of every stripe, while putting maximum profit before people.... http://articles.latimes.com/2013/may/07/opinion/la-oe-greenwald-bangladesh-triangle-fire-20130507


Common Dreams, November 30, 2013
▶  YET AGAIN...BANGLADESH GARMENT FACTORY ABLAZE AS WORKER ANGER BOILS http://www.commondreams.org/news/2013/11/30/bangladesh-garment-factory-ablaze-worker-anger-boils


Bloomberg, April 24, 2014
▶  WOMEN TRAPPED IN BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE PLEAD FOR PROMISED CASH - More than 2,400 survivors who have received little help in the year since the eight-story building collapse killed 1,135 people.in Bangladesh’s worst industrial disaster http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-23/women-traumatized-in-bangladesh-collapse-plead-for-promised-cash.html


ThinkProgess, December 24, 2013
▶  $40 MILLION COMPENSATION FUND FOR BANGLADESH FACTORY VICTIMS FORMED -- WITHOUT THE HELP OF ANY U.S. COMPANIES THAT BENEFIT FROM THEIR SLAVE LABOR http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/12/24/3103211

 

 May 1, 2013 - The Guardian
▶  POPE FRANCIS CONDEMNS 'SLAVE LABOUR' CONDITIONS: BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/01/bangladesh-factory-pope-slave-labour


                                          INDEPTH VIDEO REPORT

                                        "MADE IN BANGLADESH"

                            Al Jazeerah, FaultLines, August 26, 2013
 http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/faultlines/2013/08/201382611617275364.html

 

November 27, 2012 - Harvard Business Review

▶  GARMENT-FACTORY FIRE REVEALS CAPITALISM AT ITS RAWEST  http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/11/garment-factory-fire-reveals-c/

 

                                                        WATCH
                                  Newshour PBS, April 09, 2014
LONG WAY TO GO IN REFORM OF BANGLADESH'S GARMENT INDUSTRY SINCE FACTORY DISASTER http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/factory-collapse-bangladesh-one-year/

 

 May 3, 2013 Common Dreams
▶  AS DEATH TOLL RISES, GARMENT FACTORY DISASTER 'WORST IN WORLD HISTORY https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/05/03

 

▶  DHAKA FACTORY COLLAPSE: WHY FASHION BRANDS AND CONSUMERS MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/fairtrade-partner-zone/dhaka-factory-collapse-fashion-brands-consumers

 

                                                  WATCH

                         Democracy Now, November 27, 2013
▶  BANGLADESHI LABOR ACTIVIST FIND BURNED CLOTHES WITH WAL-MART LABELS AT SITE OF DEADLY FACTORY FIRE http://www.democracynow.org/2012/11/27/bangladeshi_labor_activist_finds_burned_clothes

 

▶  U.N. FINDS "LITTLE APPRECIATION" FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AMONG U.S. BUSINESSES  http://sco.lt/6sIoJF

 

Just Means, October 28, 2013
▶  NO ONE SHOULD DIE FOR FASHION:  NEW FIRE AND SAFETY ACCORD PROTECTS BANGLADESH APPAREL WORKERS http://www.justmeans.com/blogs/new-fire-and-safety-accord-protects-bangladesh-apparel-workers

 

▶  LABOR IS NOT A COMMODITY:  U.S. BRANDS FALL VICTIM OF BANGLADESH DISASTERS http://laborrightsblog.typepad.com/international_labor_right/2013/09/us-brands-skip-out-on-compensation-meetings.html




May 20, 2013 CSRWire
▶  INDIGENOUS MODELS A RESPONSIBLE FASHION SUPPLY CHAIN ETHICS, CHALLENGES THE FASHION INDUSTRY http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/35639-INDIGENOUS-Models-Responsible-Fashion-Supply-Chain-Ethics-Challenges-the-Fashion-Industry

 

May 16, 2013 Yale Global
▶  CAN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS BE ACCOUNTABLE? http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/can-global-supply-chains-be-accountable


▶  MODERN SLAVERY WILL CONTINUE IF CORPORATIONS KEEP PASSING THE BUCK:  THE SUPPLY CHAIN http://sco.lt/87TMnJ


 May 2, 2013 Harvard Business Review
▶  PREVENTING ANOTHER BANGLADESH TRAGEDY: THREE WAYS TO TRANSFORM SUPPLY CHAIN ETHICS http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/05/preventing_another_bangladesh.html?referral=00563&cm_mmc=email-_-newsletter-_-daily_alert-_-alert_date

 

May 2, 2013 Triple Pundit
▶  SUPPLY SHIFT: REVOLUTIONIZING THE SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/05/supplyshift-revolutionizing-sustainable-supply-chain/

 

 

                                   AN AWKWARD TRUTH:

               BANGLADESH FACTORIES A WAY UP FOR WOMEN

                                  http://sco.lt/7QSajh

 

Dhaka, Bangladesh May 20, 2013 Inter Press Service
▶  FEMALE GARMENT WORKERS BEAR BRUNT OF TRAGEDY http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/05/female-garment-workers-bear-brunt-of-tragedy/

 

May 6, 2013 Oregon Live

▶  BANGLADESH FACTORY COLLAPSE: BRANDS' VERIFYING RESPONSES PRESENT IMAGE RISK http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2013/05/bangladesh_factory_collapse_br.html

 

                                           VIDEO REPORT

                                 May 22, 2013 PBS Newshour

▶  THE COST OF SAFETY:  EXAMINING ECONOMICS BEHIND BANGLADESHI FACTORY CONDITIONS http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/asia/jan-june13/bangladesh_05-22.html

 

 

May 21, 2013 Guardian Sustainable Business

▶  WHY RETAILERS MUST STAY IN BANGLADESH http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/why-retailers-must-stay-in-bangladesh

 

May 17, 2013 CSRWire Talkback
▶  SMART BUSINESS & SMARTER CONSUMPTION: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM BANGLADESH? http://www.csrwire.com/blog/posts/853-smart-business-smarter-consumption-what-can-we-learn-from-bangladesh

 

                                                         VIDEO
                                       May 10 2013 PBS Newshour

▶  HOW IS THE GARMENT INDUSTRY WORKING TO IMPROVE CONDITIONS ABROAD? http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/world/jan-june13/rescued2_05-10.html

 

 

May 9, 2013 Triple Pundit
▶  AFTER THE BANGLADESH TRAGEDY: SIX ETHICAL, ECO AND FAIR CLOTHING MANUFACTURERS http://www.triplepundit.com/2013/05/ethical-eco-fair-clothing-manufacturers/


 

▶  NINE APPAREL BRANDS IN BANGLADESH THAT OPERATE RESPONSIBLY http://www.ecouterre.com/sustainable-fashion-brands-that-produce-ethically-in-bangladesh/ethical-fashion-bangladesh-people-tree/?extend=1

 

 May 8, 2013 Wall Street Journal

▶  APPAREL RETAILERS CONFRONT TOUGH OPTIONS http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323687604578468912873242332.html


                          Time Pictures, January 20, 2014
                                         PHOTO ESSAY
                                 "LIFE ON A DEATH RIVER"
      BANGLADESH'S TERRIBLY TOXIC BURINGANGA RIVER, DHAKA http://lightbox.time.com/2014/01/20/life-on-a-death-river-in-bangladesh/#4



 March 22, 2013 - Development Crossing
▶  HOW CSR ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY RATHER THAN PROFIT CAN DRIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES http://www.developmentcrossing.com/profiles/blogs/plans-in-zermatt-to-discuss-how-csr-ethics-and-sustainability




▶  FOOD, SLAVE LABOR AND THE WALMARTIZATION OF AGRICULTURE AND AMERICA http://sco.lt/8oSVBx


A VISIT TO THE ON-LINE WAREHOUSE OF SOUL-CRUSHING SADNESS:  SLAVE LABOR IN THE USA  SHIPPING BUSINESS  http://sco.lt/8HRSrZ


 

- ▶  MORALITY IS MISSING FROM THE DEBATE ABOUT SUSTAINABLE BEHAVIOUR  http://sco.lt/4sveFd


  -▶ COMPANIES MUST STEP UP TO INCLUDE SOCIAL GOALS IN CORPORATE DECISIONS http://sco.lt/5Far6P



▶  BUSINESSES ARE NOT JUST AGENTS OF CONSUMERISM BUT ALSO OF SOCIETY http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/blog/business-agents-consumerism-society-customers?CMP=twt_gu


- ▶ PATAGONIA MAY BE THE WORLD'S MOST RESPONSIBLE COMPANY http://sco.lt/8Xb7xp


 Stanford Social Innovation Review, December 10, 2012
- ▶  THE FIRST RULE OF CORPORATE "SOCIAL" RESPONSIBILITY IS:  DO NO HARM. What corporations do to society is far more important than what corporations can do for society. http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/the_first_rule_of_corporate_social_responsibility_is_not_what_you_think

 

 

- ▶  BUSINESS SHOULD CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES http://sco.lt/4hj6q9


- ▶  INNOVATION FOR A COMPLEX WORLD: PROMOTING THE WELL BEING OF HUMANITY http://sco.lt/5Z51bV


CSRWire

-▶ A GREEN, COMMONS-BASED GOVERNANCE.  THE RIGHT TO A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL SPECIES http://sco.lt/8qokwj


 



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Qatar in deal to develop future automotive hub

Qatar in deal to develop future automotive hub | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Qatar Automotive Gateway (Qatar Ag), has entered into a deal with Prodrive, one of the world’s leading automotive technology and motorsport businesses, to build and develop a cutting-edge automotive industry value chain in the country.
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