Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

The Accord has in-house electrical, fire and structural engineers that inspect factories and conduct follow-up inspections. On the basis of these inspections a Corrective Action Plan is developed updated after each inspection. Updated CAPs are published online.

Progress level status and financial plan for each Corrective Action Plan is disclosed.

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# and type of entity1,578 Factories
Region Bangladesh
FrequencyMonthly
# of metrics disclosed4
# of data points gathered per entity50
Year of first public disclosure2014
Data collection method Primary field research
Data verification methodThird Party Verification
Themes evaluated Building and fire safety , Electrical safety
Vehicle for disclosureWebpage
Cost to accessFree
Intended users of the DisclosureWorkers in factories, Factories and/or suppliers, Brands and retailers, Unions, Governments, Consumers, Investors, NGOs and civil society