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Benetton's response

Author: Benetton Group, Published on: 4 September 2019

... As regards the factory SF Denim Apparels ltd, we did a CSR audit on August 1st, 2019 and it scored 94/100, not reporting any problem in terms of workers rights...

... we enquired the specific fact to the factory management. They informed us that, due to the extreme shortage of order from different International customers for the next months... they unfortunately have to reduce the number of factory’s workers. This factory’s workers reduction, as per SF Denim clarification email, has been done in respect and following the country labor law under the supervision of BGMEA.

Despite the global economic contraction, Benetton Group decided to keep the order quantities placed in SF Denim across the past two years stable or with a little increase. This has been done with the intention to help in this situation.

We will keep monitoring this specific issue to assure the correct implementation of the Benetton Code of Conduct requirements in the respect of local labor law...

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