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Benetton Group's response

Author: Benetton Group, Published on: 6 June 2019

... We select our suppliers not only based on product quality, competitive prices and transparency, but also on their compliance with social, ethical and environmental principles. A list of our active suppliers located all over the world is available on our web site. http://www.benettongroup.com/sustainability/supply-chain       

... Benetton has implemented an audit program to monitor adherence with the Code of Conduct for Manufacturers, which applies to all finished garment producers, with particular attention to those located in regions where respect for human rights and workers is considered more at risk...

No significant risks have been identified in the European Union, because the legislation adequately protects workers’ rights and the compliance controls of the various bodies in charge are considered effective; as a preventive measure, Benetton Group is supporting its suppliers in formalizing procedures and sharing some best practices...

 

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