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Pakistan’s Own 9/11 Disaster Still Haunts Garment Sector

As we settle into the new year, our Sourcing Summit Companion Report looks ahead at ways to optimize processes and performance.

Nine years after a textile factory complex in the Pakistani city of Karachi erupted into flames, killing more than 250 workers and injuring 60 others, its victims and families are still seeking restitution. The $5 million compensation fund, organized by the International Labour Organization and German discount chain KiK, Ali Enterprises’ main customer, has hit…

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