NEWS AND UPDATES
THE FASHION PACT
Representatives of the companies that signed the Fashion Pact met for the first time yesterday (24 October 2019) in Paris to define the organizational arrangements for the coalition.
In the context of the G7 Summit held in Biarritz, 32 companies in the fashion and textile industry made a pledge to work towards shared and concrete goals in three areas: Climate, Biodiversity and Oceans. The Fashion Pact was presented by Kering Chairman and CEO François-Henri Pinault to the Heads of State who met at the summit in Biarritz on August 26, 2019.
Today, a further 24 companies in the fashion and textile industry, all of them already involved in a separate environmental strategy, have announced that they are joining the coalition. This brings the total number of signatories to 56 and the number of brands involved to around 250.
The 24 new signatories are (in alphabetical order):
AUCHAN RETAIL, BALLY, CALZEDONIA GROUP, CELIO, DAMARTEX GROUP, DECATHLON, EL CORTE INGLES, ERALDA, ETAM GROUP, FARFETCH, FIGARET, GANT, GEOX, GROUPE BEAUMANOIR, GROUPE ERAM, GTS GROUP, KIABI, LADY LAWYER FASHION ARCHIVE, MANGO, NANA JUDY, PAUL & JOE, PROMOD, SPARTOO-ANDRE, THE VISUALITY CORPORATION.
Discussions at the working meeting focused on the governance of the Fashion Pact, the organization of the work to be carried out by its members as well as the translation of their commitments into practical goals. A decision was made to share an initial report on the progress achieved in September 2020. After the meeting, France's Deputy Minister of Ecological and Solidary Transition, Brune Poirson, joined
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