Press Releases and Statements

PRESS RELEASES AND STATEMENTS

Some press releases regarding stakeholders’ involvement are given below.

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26 May 2017 PROJECT AAROHI BY BENETTON INDIA WINS INDIA CSR AWARDS Press Release
30 March 2017 THE FUTURE OF WOOL:
BENETTON GROUP JOINS THE INTERNATIONAL WOOL TEXTILE ORGANISATION (IWTO)
Press Release
6 March 2017 BENETTON LAUNCHES GENDER EQUALITY CAMPAIGN FROM INDIA CHALLENGING SOCIAL BEHAVIOURS Press Release
26 October 2016 BENETTON GROUP’S COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT WOMEN
STARTS IN BANGLADESH AND PAKISTAN
Press Release
5 July 2016 BENETTON MAKES THE PODIUM IN GREENPEACE’S 2016 “DETOX” RANKINGS Press Release
24 May 2016 United Colors of Benetton’s Social Commitment at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul Note Release
23 May 2016 SAFE BIRTH EVEN HERE Press Release
9 March 2016 Quarterly Update March 2016 Bangladesh Safety Accord
26 November 2015 Quarterly Update November 2015 Bangladesh Safety Accord
25 November 2015 One Woman For All. All Women For One. Press Release
20 October 2015 Benetton to promote empowerment of women around the world Press Release
24 June 2015 United Nations Academic Impact and United Colors of Benetton: destination future with young university students and faculty from around the world Press Release
4 June 2015 BENETTON GROUP STOPS USING ANGORA Press Release
17 April 2015 BENETTON GROUP DOUBLES COMPENSATION FOR RANA PLAZA TRUST FUND RECOMMENDED BY INDEPENDENT ASSESSORS Press Release
19 March 2015 BENETTON GROUP IS AMONG THE TOP COMPANIES IN THE GREENPEACE RANKINGS ALSO IN 2015 Greenpeace Press Release
20 February 2015 Press Note - Benetton Group starts global social commitment program for 2015 and launches second phase of support activities for victims of Rana Plaza Press Release
14 November 2014 Accord Manual Fire Safety for existing RMG buildings Bangladesh Safety Accord
14 October 2014 ACCORD reaches important milestone by completing initial inspections of factories in Bangladesh Bangladesh Safety Accord
5 September 2014 Accord makes good progress towards safe factories in Bangladesh Bangladesh Safety Accord
7 August 2014 Bangladesh Accord Annual Report 2013 Bangladesh Safety Accord
26 June 2014 Commitment to Transparency Bangladesh Safety Accord
16 May 2014 One-Year Anniversary of the Signing of the Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
6 May 2014 Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh - Advisory Board Meeting Report Bangladesh Safety Accord
29 April 2014 Accord Statement on Critical Findings Factory Inspections which lead to Suspension of Operations and Evacuation of Factory Buildings Bangladesh Safety Accord
23 April 2014 Statement on the occasion of the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse Bangladesh Safety Accord
23 April 2014 Benetton Group’s commitment to Bangladesh Position Statement
31 March 2014 Position Statement – Benetton Group in Bangladesh: the facts Position Statement
12 March 2014 Press Release publication of inspection reports Bangladesh Safety Accord
18 February 2014 Bangladesh Accord reaches 150 signatory mark Bangladesh Safety Accord
16 January 2014 Accord Announcement of Factory Safety Inspection Standards Bangladesh Safety Accord
27 November 2013 Request for Information, Fire, Electrical and Building Safety Inspections Bangladesh Safety Accord
8 November 2013 Position Statement - Statement by CEO Biagio Chiarolanza on the Group’s work in support of the victims of the Rana Plaza Position Statement
31 October 2013 Benetton Group’s commitment to protecting the environment and product safety are recognised by Greenpeace Press Release
24 October 2013 Accord statement upon the six-month anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster Posted on October 24, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
23 October 2013 Position Statement - Statement by Biagio Chiarolanza, CEO of Benetton Group, in conjunction with the 6-month anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy Position Statement
23 October 2013 Bangladesh Accord launches Bangla website Posted on October 23, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
17 October 2013 Bangladesh Accord appoints its leadership team, Posted on October 17, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
17 October 2013 Bangladesh Accord announces new website and social media launch, Posted on October 17, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
3 October 2013 Bangladesh Safety Accord Publishes Unprecedented Wealth of Factory Data, Posted on October 3, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
11 September 2013 Position Statement – Bangladesh, statement from Biagio Chiarolanza, CEO of Benetton Group Position Statement
11 September 2013 Bangladesh: statement from Biagio Chiarolanza, CEO of Benetton Group Press Release
28 August 2013 Appointment of Ansett as Interim Executive Director, Posted on August 28, 2013 by Bangladesh Accord Bangladesh Safety Accord
8 July 2013 Joint Press Release by the Bangladesh Fire & Building Safety Accord Implementation Team, of which Benetton Group is part Bangladesh Safety Accord
31 May 2013 Position Statement – Bangladesh, statement by Biagio Chiarolanza, CEO of Benetton Group and Head of Operations re: partnership with BRAC and signing of Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Agreement Position Statement
23 May 2013 BENETTON GROUP BACKS AN INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT OF THE VICTIMS OF RANA PLAZA AND THEIR FAMILIES Press Release
14 May 2013 BENETTON GROUP TO SIGN BANGLADESH FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY ACCORD Press Release
16 January 2013 Benetton Group furthers its long-standing commitment to consumer safety and the environment Press Release
13 April 2012 Position Statement – Wide company ban on the use of real fur for its apparel and accessories Position Statement
24 September 2011 La primavera di Senda (Italian) Article
17 June 2011 Position Statement - Denim sand-blasting practice Position Statement
16 June 2011 Position Statement - Improper involvement of the Benetton name in a legal action against Adecco in Belgium Position Statement
13 May 2011 Benetton looks to the future of responsible business Press Release
17 February 2011 Benetton keeps getting greener Press Release
7 September 2007 Ponzano Children opens. A children’s centre created by Benetton Group in partnership with the town of Ponzano Press Release
20 December 2005 Position Statement - Claims by the native Argentinean population (Mapuche) Position Statement
9 September 2005 Position Statement - Controversy between the Australian Wool Industry and PETA Position Statement
16 April 2003 Position Statement - Turkish Child Labour Issue Press Release