Worker safety in supplier factories has never been more critical. The tragedy at the Tazreen factory in Bangladesh has already prompted calls for new legislation to ensure supply chain transparency and worker safety. Companies including Wal-Mart, Li & Fung and many others are under intense scrutiny, since goods they sold were manufactured in the Tazreen factory.
As a result, NGC believes that factory safety and vendor compliance will be the number one supply chain initiative in 2013. Read on »