Uniqlo is Asia’s largest fashion retailer has signed a global safety pact for Bangladesh garment factories in response to a factory-building collapse in April that killed more than 1,100 people. A spokesman for the Fast Retailing, a Japanese firm that operates the Uniqlo clothing brand, said the company took several months to join the accord because it wanted to thoroughly consider the conditions of the pact.

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Uniqlo, Largest Fashion Retailer Chain from Asia

Uniqlo, Largest Fashion Retailer Chain from Asia

The Bangladesh accord, supported by more than 30 mostly European retailers, aims to increase transparency of inspections and compliance in a sprawling supply chain.

A group of 17 North American retailers and clothing makers has agreed to a five-year safety pact aimed at improving conditions at Bangladesh factories that calls for inspecting all factories that supply their garments within a year.