IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative has launched its Life And Building Safety (LABS) initiative for the apparel and footwear sectors in India recently. The initiative was also launched in Vietnam on August 6, 2019. Major brands including Bestseller, Gap Inc., PVH, Target, VF Corporation, and Walmart have joined the program that will operate in all major industrial hubs, covering small, medium, and large enterprises in these countries. Together, in 2019, these brands cover hundreds of factories and around 163,400 workers in Vietnam, and 125,000 workers in India.