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    • EleonoraG

      Grameen Shakthi, elettricità a milioni di persone in Bangladesh

      Salve a tutti! Vi segnalo un articolo uscito su Repubblica, che parla di un interessantissimo progetto della Grameen Shakthi, banca etica specializzata nella promozione di energia, che ha fornito ad oltre un milione di persone un kit fotovoltaico a basso costo in grado di produrre energia per qua...

      Tags: social business, grameen shakthi, yunus, shs, solar home system, bangladesh, repubblica

      • EleonoraG

        Inside a Bangladesh clothing factory : a dramatic video by Aljazeera America

        Children as young as 12 make clothes with Old Navy tags in a Dhaka factory with no fire exit or fire extinguishers.

        Tags: aljazeera america, fashion, factory, bangladesh, labour conditions

        • SBW Team (@admin)

          New agreement signed by Professor Muhammad Yunus, new social business!

          Last Friday, July 20th, during the Social Business Forum Asia organised by Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and SK Dream of Japan, a Japanese NGO, signed an agreement to create a new joint-venture to build an auto mechanic training center in Bangladesh. This ...

          Tags: disadvantaged, social business forum asia, muhammad yunus, kyushu university, sk dream, japan, bangladesh, sbw team

          • SBW Team (@admin)

            Bad News from Bangladesh, let's help Grameen Bank under attack!

            Sadly politicians not really always seem to care for human beings development. The Grameen Bank, the bank of the village, the bank of the poor, the bank of women is risking its independence. A detailed article by David Bornstein at this link ( http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/an-a...

            Tags: bangladesh, grameen bank, microfinance, muhammad yunus, david bornstein, socialbusinessworld

            • EleonoraG

              Rana Plaza collapse: 38 charged with murder over garment factory disaster

              Tags: ethical clothing, rana plaza, bangladesh, guardian, clothing

              • EleonoraG

                Bangladesh labor leader arrested during Rana Plaza protest in New Jersey

                Tags: rana plaza, bangladesh, Kalpona Akter

                • EleonoraG

                  The thing that makes Bangladesh’s garment industry such a huge success also makes it deadly

                  "The thing that makes Bangladesh’s garment industry so huge is the same thing that makes it dangerous—and difficult to fix. It’s just so cheap."

                  Tags: bangladesh, garment industry, rana plaza, fashion

                  • EleonoraG

                    Benetton: Pay Up!

                    "After Benetton products were found buried in the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, where at least 1,138 workers lost their lives on April 24th last year, the company denied all knowledge of the factory, until photos of their labels in the rubble were shown widely by the international ...

                    Tags: benetton, bangladesh, rana plaza, petition, ilrf

                    • EleonoraG

                      Low wages, unsafe conditions and harassment: fashion must do more to protect female workers

                      "It urges the Bangladeshi government and apparel brands to foster environments in which workers can voice their safety concerns, and help to develop solutions, including the right to freedom of association. Brands can play an important role speaking out when governments clamp down on work...

                      Tags: guardian, bangladesh, garment, fashion, industry, female, women, labour, rights

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                      • EleonoraG

                        Bangladesh Police Fire Tear Gas at Garment Workers on Hunger Strike

                        Bangladeshi garment workers are still fighting to get human and fair labour conditions despite World indifference... 

                        Tags: Bangladesh, garment, working conditions, human rights, strikes

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