Early Impacts of Coronavirus on Bangladesh Apparel Supply Chains

Erin Leitheiser, Syeda Nusaiba Hossain, Shuvro Sen, Gulfam Tasnim, Jeremy Moon, Jette Steen Knudsen, Shahidur Rahman

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Abstract

This report is a product of the RISC project, which seeks to shed light on how social sustainability issues – like working conditions and occupational health and safety – are governed in the Bangladesh RMG industry. In particular, it examines how different entities – like brands, suppliers and governments – understand and take action on their responsibilities. Thus, RISC researchers endeavor to draw on their knowledge and experience in the industry to provide insight into the impacts of coronavirus given that many of the major issues arising are core to our areas of expertise: ethical trade, supply chain management, corporate social responsibility, social sustainability, governance, and the Bangladesh RMG industry.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
PublisherThe Regulation of International Supply Chains (RISC)
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020
SeriesRISC Briefing
NumberApril

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Leitheiser, E., Hossain, S. N., Sen, S., Tasnim, G., Moon, J., Knudsen, J. S., & Rahman, S. (2020). Early Impacts of Coronavirus on Bangladesh Apparel Supply Chains. The Regulation of International Supply Chains (RISC). RISC Briefing, No. April