11/23/2014 at 17:37
Kering has completed the acquisition of the Swiss haute horlogerie brand Ulysse Nardin. Founded in 1846, it has been dedicated to excellence for over 168 years in manufacturing mechanical watches.
The Kering Foundation has launched the 3rd edition of its campaign to end Violence Against Women, by sharing the White Ribbon on social media. The limited edition "White Ribbon" designed by Stella McCartney is also being distributed in over 700 boutiques of the Group’s brands. And joining the campaign this year, the media group Condé Nast.
Kering and the Cannes International Film Festival today announce the signing of a five year strategic partnership. Through this partnership, Kering reinforces its existing ties with cinema and brings focus on women in the film industry.
Kering partners with the London College of Fashion’s Centre for Sustainable Fashion to engage young talent in sustainable fashion. This partnership will be made up of three main projects: The Kering Talks, The Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion, and the co-development of academic modules under a sustainable design masters programme.
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talks about her new book Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. She was speaking in New York last Friday about the challenges that face America’s working women, her personal inspirations, and how men and women can speak out to change the rules.
Salma Hayek-Pinault spoke at the tenth edition of Women’s Forum Global Meeting, which discussed how we can contribute to more equitable economies and societies. She emphasised the importance of human rights and the rule of law for women, and that you don’t have to be a victim to care. She is a board member of the Kering Foundation and co-founder of Chime for Change.
Following the great success of 2013 Vogue Talents project, Vogue Italia and Kering have renewed their partnership to offer internship opportunities within Kering luxury brands in Italy and Switzerland - Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Brioni, Sergio Rossi, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Pomellato - and Kering corporate headquarters.
The Kering Foundation is reinforcing its actions in Asia, and has appointed a new board member Professor Yuan Feng “Violence against women is a daily reality for millions across the world, and so combatting it must be our daily priority."
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