Italy's Benetton pays $1.1 million to Rana Plaza disaster fund

April 17, 2015 12:08 PM

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Italy's Benetton pays $1.1 million to Rana Plaza disaster fund

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian clothes group Benetton has paid $1.1 million into a fund for victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse that killed 1,100 workers in Bangladesh two years ago, the company said on Friday, after pressure from activists to donate to the fund.

Benetton's contribution comes after more than one million people signed a petition on campaigning site Avaaz calling for the Italian label to join other Western brands linked to the world's deadliest clothing industry accident in donating.

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