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Fashion United´s Kristopher Fraser reports that to build on longstanding efforts to reduce environmental impacts and drive positive change, Gucci is offsetting all remaining Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions annually from its own operations and the entire supply chain through four critically important REDD+ projects that support forest conservation around the world. As an unprecedented commitment to sustainability leadership in luxury and fashion, Gucci’s supply chain has become carbon neutral.
By opening a new workshop in Beaulieu-sur-Layon, Maine-et-Loire,France, Louis Vuitton now has 16 workshops in France. The house founded in 1854 continues to strengthen its presence on the country while preserving the excellence of its know-how.
Taking place September 16 in Paris, the Sustainable Leather Forum will bring together expert speakers from across the leather industry to discuss the best practices in the sector in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from a social, environmental and economic perspective, reports ILM.
The following video by Dr Frank Mitloehner, an Associate Professor of Animal Sciences at UC Davis (California) puts some perspective on how livestock contribute to green house gas emissions and dispels the mythical figures so often published in the tabloid or popular media that claim that livestock are responsible for up to 51% of green house gas emissions worldwide.
Nivedita Balu writing for Business of Fashion (BoF) reports that Tapestry Inc. replaced Chief Executive Victor Luis with long-time Chairman Jide Zeitlin on Wednesday, just weeks after the high-end fashion house cut its full-year earnings forecast and warned of troubles at its Kate Spade brand.
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