09/29/2014 at 17:35
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."
Kering Talks kick off this September 23 evening in New York with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. She’s celebrating the launch of her new book Off the Sidelines: Raise your Voice, Change the World.
Kering Talks are a series of intimate conversations curated by Kering and Fast Company, featuring leaders, luminaries and creative minds whose goals are to ignite innovation and inspire social 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.
JEANRICHARD will be partnering with Gully, known for his contemporary street art, for a special collaboration. The exhibition on the theme of “Philosophy of Art” will start on 19 September 2014 at Opera Gallery in Paris, France.
Do not miss our article on K magazine, Portrait of the artist as an anonymous man.
Two years after the Group’s commitment to a series of 2016 Sustainability Targets, Kering has published a Progress Report detailing the environmental & social efforts of our journey to date.
Parsons The New School for Design and Kering have announced the 2 winners in the 3rd annual “Empowering Imagination” design competition: Justin Chu for his women’s ready-to-wear designs and Mijia Zhang for her unisex collection. They will be awarded an internship at one of Kering’s brands and take part in a closed mentoring session with Style.com. Honorable Mention is being awarded to Ximon Lee for his menswear collection.
Kering has been recognised as one of the “greenest” company’s worldwide by Newsweek Magazine’s Green Rankings released today, coming in fourth position in the overall Global 500 list and as top-ranked in consumer discretionary companies within the Global 500.
The Group has formed two partnerships with the famous Chinese university: one executive education programme with Tsinghua and HEC Paris to support talent development in China and, the second with the Tsinghua Foundation to provide students and young creative talents Chinese means to succeed.