Fashion Industry in France

Fashion Industry – It’s been announced that France is to lead the way in an effort to advance sustainability in the fashion industry. French president Emmanuel Macron has appointed the CEO of luxury fashion Kering SA, responsible for Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Lauren and others, to unite brands from around the world to reach their sustainability targets.

Francois-Henri Pinault, will now be responsible for reducing the substantial carbon footprint of his fashion houses in France. But Pinault is not stopping there, he has also stated that he wants brands from all over the globe to commit to progressing on issues such as ocean health, biodiversity and climate change.

 

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