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Multilevel Sustainability Tensions of MNEs in Developing Countries


Ferrini, Lia (2021). Multilevel Sustainability Tensions of MNEs in Developing Countries. In: Aerni, Philipp; Stavridou, Marianthe; Schluep, Isabelle. Transitioning to Decent Work and Economic Growth. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI Publishing, 123-145.

Abstract

On the 24th of April 2013 at 08:45 in the morning in Dhaka District, Bangladesh,an eight-floor commercial building, known as Rana Plaza, collapsed due to astructural failure. The building contained apartments, banks and clothing factories,which produced ready-made garments (RMG)1for major Western clothing brands(BBC 2013). With 1134 deaths and 2500 injuries, the Rana Plaza incident was classifiedas the deadliest structural failure accident in modern human history (Chowdhury2017). The tragic accident received global attention, raising awareness of CorporateSocial Responsibility (CSR) across global value chains (GVCs).

Abstract

On the 24th of April 2013 at 08:45 in the morning in Dhaka District, Bangladesh,an eight-floor commercial building, known as Rana Plaza, collapsed due to astructural failure. The building contained apartments, banks and clothing factories,which produced ready-made garments (RMG)1for major Western clothing brands(BBC 2013). With 1134 deaths and 2500 injuries, the Rana Plaza incident was classifiedas the deadliest structural failure accident in modern human history (Chowdhury2017). The tragic accident received global attention, raising awareness of CorporateSocial Responsibility (CSR) across global value chains (GVCs).

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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Language:English
Date:2021
Deposited On:14 Jul 2021 13:41
Last Modified:17 Mar 2023 11:25
Publisher:MDPI Publishing
Series Name:Transitioning to Sustainability
ISSN:2624-9324
ISBN:978-3-03897-778-0
OA Status:Gold
Free access at:Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03897-779-7-6
Related URLs:https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/edition/3919 (Publisher)
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  • Language: English
  • Licence: Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)