People, Planet, Profit: Rana Plaza Collapse
In April 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over 1,000 workers and injuring over 2,500 individuals. Analyze this case in the context of ethics, responsibility, and sustainability.
What are the ethical issues? With the Rana Plaza case, with the wider industry, or the whole concept of western companies outsourcing to developing economies with weaker governance? Whose responsibility is it? Where is there a trail of responsibility from the building owners to the end-point consumers? How sustainable is the sector? What are your concerns about the balance between people, the planet, and profit?