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Will tragedy in Bangladesh spur change?

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Around this time last year, The Gap Inc. held its annual meeting, where shareholders and directors of the national retailer faced a proposal from a family trust asking them to pull garment production out of Sri Lanka. The government there was facing human-rights criticisms after a civil war that left tens of thousands dead and hundreds of thousands imprisoned, and the California-based Jaeger-Natkunam Family Trust, which owned 125 shares of Gap stock, was worried the ...


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