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May 14, 2013

Walmart has announced plans to conduct in-depth safety inspections at every single factory in Bangladesh that produces goods for the retailer. The company says it aims to complete all reviews within six months and publicly release the names and inspection information on all 279 factories.

May 13, 2013

European apparel retailer H&M and Inditex, parent company of fashion retailer Zara, are signing on to the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement, an independent, legally-binding agreement to guarantee safe working conditions in the Bangladeshi garment industry.

April 25, 2013

Walmart and other retailers are facing renewed criticism over their global sourcing practices following another factory disaster in Bangladesh.

April 25, 2013

Walmart and other retailers are facing renewed criticism over their global sourcing practices following another factory disaster in Bangladesh.

April 9, 2013

Walmart has announced a $1.6 million donation to the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), a U.S. based NGO, to establish the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Academy in Bangladesh.

April 5, 2012

Walmart is offering the women who work in the factories that supply its products the chance for a better life with lessons in such critical life skills related to communication, hygiene, reproductive health, occuputational health and safety and gender sensitivity.

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