Gucci’s third annual Equilibrium Impact Report for 2022 highlights the brand’s commitment to generating positive change for people and the planet. Gucci is an innovative and influential luxury House dedicated to sustainability and shaping a responsible future. Here are the key highlights:
- Empowering Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity: Gucci continues to promote diverse talent and female leadership, with 57% female members in management roles. The brand is also actively addressing the gender pay gap and fostering accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
- Preserving Craftsmanship and Supporting Suppliers: Gucci invests in training programs for employees in leather goods, footwear, and ready-to-wear, ensuring the preservation of craft skills. The brand also supports suppliers through financing programs and creates opportunities for young talents.
- Community Impact: Through initiatives like Gucci Changemakers, the brand empowers employees to impact their local communities positively. Gucci also supports NGOs and awards grants to enhance diversity and educational opportunities.
- Circular and Sustainable Vision: Gucci embraces a circular approach, designing out waste and pollution and incorporating sustainable materials into collections. Upcycling initiatives recover and repurpose leather, textile, and metal scraps while innovative processes reduce environmental impact.
- Regenerative Agriculture: Gucci champions regenerative agriculture, protecting nature and biodiversity. The brand invests in projects transforming wool, silk, and cotton production, promoting sustainable and nature-positive solutions.
- Tackling Climate Change: Gucci is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and achieving Science-Based Targets. The brand uses 100% renewable energy in its directly operated stores and seeks LEED certification for its retail locations.
Gucci’s sustainability efforts align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, reflecting its dedication to responsible fashion. The Equilibrium Impact Report demonstrates the brand’s ongoing commitment to innovation, sustainability, and making a lasting impact on the fashion industry and the world. gucci.com