Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladesh – what have we learned?

When you treat workers as cheap labor it’s difficult to care for them. The long term solution to this is simply responsible entrepreneurship – Nazma Akhter, president of the Sommilito Garments Sramik Federation (Union of Garment Workers Association) A year … Continue reading

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To be and not to buy

A couple of months ago I blogged about a wedding. Anna-Marie and Daniel got married in May and I was struck by the care and thought that went into their day. Nothing was done “just because that’s how it’s done” … Continue reading

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Bangladesh – what’s my responsibility?

A couple of weeks ago I got a great pair of Joe Fresh jeans at the MCC Abby East Thrift Shop where I volunteer. I hate buying jeans – I find them so hard to fit, so when I find … Continue reading

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