Now that a lot has been said about the causes of these fires, let’s turn our focus on what can can be done to address this issue. One honest admission that many would agree with is that improvements cannot happen overnight. But, if ever, now is the time to start.
A lot has to happen on the macro level – more so from the government side and an equal bit, if not more, from the owners’ associations. Entrepreneurs have always been given credit for initiating, enhancing and bringing the apparel industry in the Bangladesh to today’s level. Unfortunately, they are called into action yet another time.