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Fast Fashion Still Comes With Deadly Risks, 10 Years After the Rana Plaza Disaster – The Industry’s Many Moving Pieces Make It Easy to Cut Corners

April 22, 2023

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Presented by The Conversation

Rana Plaza was not the first garment industry accident in Bangladesh, but it was the deadliest tragedy to occur in the apparel industry ever. On April 24, 2013, the multistory complex collapsed, killing more than 1,000 people and injuring an additional 2,500. In an article per The Conversation, Ravi Anupindi, a professor of operations and supply chain management at the University of Michigan, discusses the importance of understanding how conditions in this industry allow for unsafe conditions and abuse to flourish.

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