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The Accord for Building and Fire Safety in Bangladesh reaches 150 company signatories

You may be surprised to learn that the Accord, established in the wake of the horrendous Rana Plaza Bangladesh apparel factory disaster, has reached a milestone: Some 150 apparel companies from 20 countries in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia have signed the legally-binding agreement.

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Business Against Poverty, Business For Peace – Oxymorons No Longer

Suddenly – virtually overnight – the real, long-standing virtues of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development commitments are “news”.

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How many apparel consumers will help “Alta Gracia” pay its employees a “living wage”?

Joseph Bozich, founder of the Spartanburg SC apparel supplier Knights Apparel,is betting that a lot of consumers will do just that. And he’s betting his company’s future on it.

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The Next Big Event In Women’s Empowerment

There are many, of course. But the March 5-6 Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event at the United Nations headquarters in New York City will zero in on the bulls eye: “Gender Equality and the Global Jobs Challenge”.

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