Kering is regularly awarded and endorsed by financial and extra-financial rating agencies and NGOs in recognition of the Group's sustainability strategy.
Kering reached second place in the Corporate Knights 2019 Global 100 ranking of the 100 most sustainable companies. Kering is also the only luxury corporation to be included and ranks first within the index’s "Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods" sector.
Kering was listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and Europe for the seventh consecutive year, recognized as one of the "industry leaders" within the "Textile, Apparel & Luxury Goods" sector.
The DJSI tracks the best-in-class sustainability performers among the 2,500 largest companies listed in the S&P Global Broad Market Index. Each year, applicant companies are rated against an industry-specific questionnaire. Assessed against these predefined criteria, only the top 10% leading performers in terms of sustainability are listed in the DJSI.
With an A score in recognition of its ambitious management of climate risks, Kering was part of the CDP’s prestigious A-List and the only Luxury group to feature.
Moreover, Kering achieved Leadership A level in recognition of its efforts to limit deforestation risks associated with the use of leather and wood-derived fabrics such as viscose, and achieved Management B level for the management of its water footprint.
Reporting and indicators
Kering uses an array of standards and indicators to ensure it is always striving toward the highest levels of economic, environmental, social, and ethical performance. A recognized leader in its industry, the Group publicizes its reports and the distinctions it receives from the main extra-financial rating organizations.