BSR logo

BSR17 Generic

Collaborative Initiatives

Responsible Luxury Initiative

Advancing sustainability practices throughout all luxury industry value chains

Responsible Luxury Initiative Overview

Our Mission

Provide a platform for all luxury sector companies to discuss, explore, and develop collaborative solutions for emerging sustainability issues in their value chains.

Our Accomplishments

  • We developed and adopted a set of high-level principles for the sourcing of leather, fur and exotic skins.
  • We helped the luxury sector develop a comprehensive sustainability risk map for various reptiles and bovine animals.
  • We analyzed different solutions to reduce leather waste along the luxury value chain.

Why Join?

  • Benefit from research on social and environmental impacts related to sourcing for luxury products.
  • Connect with stakeholders on supply chain sustainability issues and explore collaborative solutions.
  • Collaborate with peers to design industry solutions to common challenge.


Responsible Luxury Initiative Companies

  • Cartier
  • Harvey Nichols Group Limited
  • The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Limited
  • Kering
  • LVMH
  • Mulberry Company (Design) Ltd
  • OTB Group
  • PVH Corp.
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Richemont
  • Swarovski AG
  • Tiffany & Co.

Meet the Team for Responsible Luxury Initiative


Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa Niemtzow

Managing Director



Talk to Us  
Contact the Responsible Luxury Initiative team with any questions.