On September 18th, the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) joined North American apparel and retail trade associations in a joint statement to welcome the Bipartisan Policy Center’s First-Year Review of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, which took place at a workshop September 17th in Washington, D.C. In the review, the Alliance outlined its milestones, including the inspection of 100 percent of the members’ 587 factories in Bangladesh, and next steps and challenges ahead. The statement is available on our website