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Gap Joins Pakistan Accord

Published: July 20, 2023

Gap Inc. Signs Pakistan Safety Accord in US Breakthrough for Binding Brand-Labor Agreements

Published: July 20, 2023

Workers in Gap Inc.’s 14 Factories in Pakistan Will Now Benefit from the Accord’s Unparalleled Fire and Building Safety Protections The Worker Rights Consortium applauds Gap Inc. (Athleta, Banana Republic, Gap, Old Navy) for signing the Pakistan Accord on Health & Safety in the Textile & Garment Industry and encourages other US brands to join…

WRC Recommends Universities Require Licensees to Sign Pakistan Accord

Published: May 30, 2023

To: WRC Affiliate Universities and Colleges From: Scott Nova and Thulsi Narayanasamy Date: May 30, 2023 Re: WRC Recommends Universities Require Licensees to Sign Pakistan Accord At its meeting last month, the WRC Board of Directors voted unanimously to recommend to affiliated universities and colleges that they require licensees sourcing university logo apparel from Pakistan…

The Lesson of Rana Plaza: Corporate Self-Regulation Is a Formula for Disaster

Published: April 21, 2023

The Rana Plaza factory collapse killed 1,138 workers, more than any other manufacturing disaster in human history. These deaths, and the injuries to 2,500 others on April 24, 2013, were the culmination of more than a decade of mass fatality incidents in Bangladesh’s garment industry—most of them in factories producing for leading fashion brands and…