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A Climate Cure For Social Injustice

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Why not invest in a new society that's safer and fairer, that reduces the threats posed by hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos?

These American Companies Refused To Sign The Bangladesh Safety Accord

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

The deadline to sign onto the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh passed on Tuesday, and at least 14 major North American retailers decli...

Retailers' Tough Choices After Bangladesh Factory Collapse

AP | By JONATHAN FAHEY and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Bangladesh offers the global garment industry something unique: Millions of workers who quickly churn out huge amounts of well-made ...

Joe Fresh's Shockingly Insensitive Bangladesh Condolences

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

What’s wrong with this picture? A new photo running on Canadian retailer Joe Fresh’s website juxtaposes two models dancing in “Pretty Pleats...

People Dying For Our Clothes

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

We already know that our banks remain too big to fail, threatening regular people with crisis. Now, a parallel reality is emerging in the garment trade: Most of our clothing is produced by global enterprises so vast and complex that they are simply too big to supervise.

Kim Bhasin

Benetton Changes Story On Connection To Bangladesh Factory

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

Italian apparel retailer Benetton initially denied any connection to the factory that collapsed in Bangladesh killing more than 500 people, but since ...

Bionic Mannequins Spy On Shoppers

Bloomberg | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

Store mannequins are meant to catch your eye. Soon you may catch theirs. Benetton Group SpA is among fashion brands deploying mannequins equipped w...

Benetton's X-Rated Yarn Art Ticks Off Parents

Posted 09.20.2012 | Style

Some NSFW yarn art at a Benetton pop-up store in the Soho neighborhood of New York is getting tangled up (see what we did there?) in controversy. ...

Controversial Clothing Company Launches Jobless Ad Campaign

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business

* Incoming Benetton head launches jobless ad campaign * Clothing company famous for controversial marketing * Chairman s...

Conversations With Emeli Sandé and Tanita Tikaram, Plus Beth Hart's Video Exclusive "Over You"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Controversial Benetton Ads Featuring World Leaders In Same-Sex Kisses Honored With Prestigious Award

Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices

It may not have done much for international diplomacy, but Benetton's "Unhate" campaign, which featured images of world leaders in passionate lip-lock...

Talkin 'Bout My Jeaneration

Abe Gurko | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Abe Gurko

The fact remains that people have a deep, meaningful, even conjugal, relationship with their jeans. A favorite pair of jeans might be harder to part with than (perhaps) a loved one.

I'm With Stupid: Wear These Clothes While You Kiss the Pope

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.19.2012 | Style
Todd Hartley

I'm sure the ads were probably conceived by some high-priced agency, and I imagine they're considered very cutting-edge, but for the life of me I'm not sure what Benetton's point is.

Unlikely Pairs Make Out In Benetton Ad

Posted 11.17.2011 | World

UPDATE: Benetton has withdrawn the ad showing Pope Benedict XVI after the Vatican called it "unacceptable," the Associated Press reports. There's n...

Benetton, ORBIT Education, Bell Helicopter at Innovation In Life Conference

Andrea Meyer | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Andrea Meyer

Benetton, ORBIT Education, Bell Helicopter and Bausch & Lomb are among companies across a diversity of industries who will be speaking at the Dassault...

Shocking Nude Calendar Causes Controversy In Italy

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Best known for his provocative series of Benetton ad campaigns, Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani has never been one to shy away from controversy....

The Whooping Cough of Aspen Fashion Week

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Meredith C. Carroll

Despite my fashion allergy, that someone thought to credential me for Aspen Fashion Week has piqued my interest enough that I might just pick up my laminate and attend an event or two.

Democrats Need to Talk Turkey and Show Their Colors on Pocketbook Issues

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

For much of the last year Democrats have played the role of the befuddled business executives. In addition, as demonstrated by the Massachusetts special election, voters are angry and frustrated with Washington.

F1 Shocker! Renault Team Principals Charged!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Parker

In what may be one of the biggest scandals ever in motor racing, Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds have both resigned their positions under a heavy, dark cloud of charges and suspicions.

Chris Matthews: Obama's Diverse Cabinet Like "Many Faces Of Benetton," "Clearly Representative Of America"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews praised the image of diversity coming out of Barack Obama's press conference Monday morning, comparing it to a United Colors of Benetto...