The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh was created in the immediate aftermath of the Rana Plaza building collapse that led to the death of more than 1100 people and injured more than 2000. Hundreds of the world's largest apparel brands signed the agreement, however many American companies decided that they wanted to have no part in it. An initiative led by Wal-Mart and The Gap, created an alternative, corporate-led agreement, that gave all enforcement power to the corporate signatories.
Unlike the original accord, this corporate-led agreement relies on corporate inspections rather than independent inspections. Whereas the original accord had public disclosure of all factories, inspection reports, and corrective action plans, the corporate-led agreement does not.
This campaign seeks to boycott all companies that have opted to join the corporate-led "Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety," until they agree to sign onto the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.