As we have discussed in the previous articles, India’s garment factories face strategic and systemic barriers, which by definition cannot be overcome by either the individual factories or even by the industry working as a whole. Until Government is willing … Read More
Tag Archives: Compliance
A middle rank bureaucrat goes to a factory manager to demand a bribe.
Bureaucrat: Give me money or I will ensure you fail your next compliance inspection.
Factory owner: I paid your people yesterday to ensure that … Read More
To work in Bangladesh is to come into contact with a disease with a 100% infection rate, where the first symptom is to be transmogrified instantaneously from the righteous among the gentiles to the scum of the earth. No … Read More
Not a week goes by, but a newspaper publishes an article which accuses both a garment factory of failing to meet minimum standards of compliance and their customers of negligence and even complicity. The general complaint is that the factory … Read More