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This panel discussion organized by The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies focuses on the report “The Weakest Link in the Global Supply Chain: The Pandemic’s Affect on Bangladeshi Garment Workers”.
In the current context of ethnic conflict in Ethiopia, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly looks back in this article on the report “Made in Ethiopia: Challenges in the Garment Industry’s New Frontier” that was published in 2019 when Ethiopia was still considered one of Africa’s economic wunderkinds.
The case focuses on Decathlon, Europe’s biggest outdoor and sports retailer. It examines how the company is adjusting its business model to align growth and profits with positive social impact and respect for human rights.
As garment factories in Bangladesh come under pressure to reopen, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Natasja Sheriff set out three ways fashion brands can offer practical assistance to suppliers to ensure the safety of millions of workers.