Kering again the Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index – ‘Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods’ sector

London, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering has been recognised for the 3rd time as the Industry Leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in the ‘Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods’ sector. Considered as the standard for measuring corporate sustainability, the DJSI awarded Kering the top score overall for its environmental and social […]

12 Startups To Be Supported By Collaboration Between Plug and Play, Fashion Plug, and Kering

London, 2017-Apr-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — From the over 250 applicants and a shortlist of twenty, a final selection of twelve start-ups have been awarded a place in the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator, a collaboration between Plug and Play, Fashion for Good and Kering which aims to fast-track sustainable innovation within […]

Kering announced as the first founding anchor partner of the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator

London, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering and Plug and Play announced today that Kering is the first founding anchor partner of the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator, a collaboration with Fashion for Good and the C&A Foundation to fast-track sustainable innovation within the luxury and apparel industries. Via the accelerator, […]

Kering announces next phase of its sustainability strategy across its luxury brands

Kering defines a new, sustainable luxury that operates within the “planetary boundaries” Kering sets ambitious 2025 Targets and key milestones to meet over this period Kering’s strategy aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals and includes science-based Targets London, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announced the next phase of its sustainability strategy across its […]

Kering and Parsons School of Design launch new design course to measure environmental impact of students’ creations

London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering and The New School’s Parsons School of Design announced a new collaboration under their long-standing partnership today (27 October 2016), with the launch of a new design curriculum which will leverage the pioneering KERING x PARSONS: EP&L programme pilot and the My EP&L App to measure and better […]

New reports reveal ecological sustainability and socioeconomic benefits of wild harvesting and farming of pythons

London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three new reports published today (26 September 2016) by the Python Conservation Partnership (PCP), a partnership between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), reveal that the wild harvesting and farming of pythons is […]

Kering extends its metal-free tanning technique from leather accessories to crocodilian skins

London, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time in the luxury sector, Kering has extended its metal-free tanning process from leather accessories to crocodilian skins used for watchstraps and produced by Kering’s tannery, France Croco. This innovative tanning technique removes all metals traditionally used in the tanning process to decrease the use of […]

Worn Again joins forces with H&M and Kering to bring a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling

London, Paris, Stockholm, 2015-4-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — After years of searching for a solution to the worldwide problem of textile waste, pioneering start-up Worn Again joins forces with fashion retailer H&M, and luxury, sport & lifestyle Group, Kering, to bring to market a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling. In 2014, the global […]