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Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Political push to ‘reclaim responsibility’

Written by John Mowbray

Norway meetingOSLO – Following the announcement by H&M that they have signed the binding Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement, the Norwegian Minister for Consumer Affairs, Children and Equality Inga Marte Thorkildsen and the Minister for International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås, urged Norwegian apparel companies sourcing in the country to do the same, but to go even further in “the race towards best practice” as opposed to “the race for the cheapest prices”. Tone Tobiasson reports for Ecotextile News.


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