BANGLADESH: Benetton offers health and financial aid to victims
Italian fashion giant Benetton Group is backing an initiative that is providing assistance and healthcare for the survivors of the collapsed Rana Plaza Building in Bangladesh and their families.
Thu May 23, 2013
Bengal Energy to Form Strategic Joint Venture with Beach Energy Ltd....
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Fri May 17, 2013
Benetton teams up with Little Printer creator Berg on connected devices
The internet of things may be largely about connecting everyday objects, but who says design shouldn't be a major focus? Not Berg and Benetton, who are partnering up on an Italian R&D facility called Sandbox.
Tue May 14, 2013
Global brands commit to Banglad...
Bangladeshi family members hold up portraits of missing relatives as they march demanding the wages of missing workers and death sentence for building owner, at the nine-storey building collapse site in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, yesterday.
The Globe and Mail
Benetton becomes latest big retailer to agree to Bangladesh safety pact
Benetton Group SpA has become the latest global retailer to agree to sign a one-of-a-kind pact to improve safety at Bangladesh factories following a building collapse that killed more than 1,100 workers in the country last month.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bangladesh toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found
The death toll from the collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh rose past 1,000 Friday as dozens more corpses were found stacked in a ruined stairwell where victims sought shelter.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Huffington Post
Benetton CEO Confirms Company's Connection To Deadly Collapse
In his first interview since the deadly collapse of a garment factory complex in Bangladesh, the chief executive officer of Benetton told The Huffington Post that his company had purchased small quantities of shirts from a manufacturer that operated inside the plant.
Sat May 04, 2013
Benetton On Bangladesh Tragedy: No One In The Industry Should Feel Above It
A shirt with a Benetton label lies in the rubble three days after an eight-story Bangladeshi garment factory building collapsed in Savar.
The Huffington Post
10 Popular Retailers With Dark Labor Histories
Promoting a socially responsible image is one way brands try to up their cool. But do brands really sacrifice their bottom line in order to stay true to a so-called progressive image? Not so much, according to experts.
Wed May 01, 2013
Benetton, Others Tied to Bangladesh Factory Disaster: 400 Killed
Collage of designer labels dug out of Rana Plaza after the collapse. Photos: Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights Over 400 people were killed when a Bangladeshi building housing five clothing factories collapsed last week.
Retailers, labor groups, react to factory collapse
Labor groups and retailers met in Germany to form a collective response to the lethal building collapse in Bangladesh, participants said.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Benetton admits link with firm in collapsed Bangladesh building
Italian company says garment manufacturer completed a one-off order but has now been taken off its list of suppliers A shirt with a Benetton label found in the rubble of the collapsed building in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
'Benetton' clothes at Bangladesh site
SHIRTS with Benetton labels have been found in the wreckage of a garment factory block in Bangladesh where 376 people died.