Saving Distant Lives

“What should you do in the event of a fire?” When Bangladeshi garment workers were asked this question, many said they’d open a window and take cover under their work station.

Due to poor safety standards and training, during a two-year period 1,247 Bangladeshi workers died in factory fires and a building collapse while creating apparel for companies. Jay Jorgensen, Walmart’s chief global ethics and compliance officer, knew he was in a position to help change this.

Read Jorgensen’s full story at BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Jay T. Jorgensen
Grad Year: 
BA 1994, JD 1997
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