Zooming in on the role of buying companies

This fact sheet is about fire and building safety of garment factories in low-wage countries– particularly in Asia. Over the past few years, hundreds of workers have died in fires and building collapses in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Cambodia. There is a long way to go before factory buildings are safe places for people to work. Governments and companies alike bear responsibility for the welfare of workers. This factsheet offers a number of suggestions for buying companies (buying houses, brands and retailers).

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