1138 died when the eight-storey building collapsed but are conditions any better now for the people making our fast fashion? - From dailyrecord
On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza, a structurally unsound, eight-storey garment factory building disintegrated .
The group have now released the Fashion Transparency Index 2017, which reviews and ranks how much information 100 of the biggest global fashion companies publish about their social and environmental policies, practices and impacts.
The research found that even the highest-scoring brands on the list still have a long way to go towards being transparent.
The average score brands achieved was 49 out of 250, less than 20 per cent of the total possible points, and none of the companies on the list scored above 50 per cent.
Only 34 brands have made public commitments to paying living wages to workers in the supply chain, and only four brands – H&M, Marks & Spencer, New Look and Puma – are providing towards achieving this aim.