18From sustainable sourcing to sustainable consumption

The case of DBL Group in Bangladesh

Nika Salvetti and André Nijhof


The industry understands that it cannot afford another accident such as Rana Plaza. Concerns among consumers and the international community have never been so high. Their actions in the form of protests, rallies, demonstrations as well as productive alliances, have expressed and pointed out the urgent need to enforce laws and regulations and to demonstrate more responsible behaviour by all actors engaged in the supply chain.

(Farooq Sobhan, Chairman of the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute)

Since Rana Plaza, numerous initiatives took place in order to address the structural causes of the tragedy but also ...

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