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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 created and adopted a set of high-level principles for the sourcing of leather, fur, and exotic skins and developed an implementation protocol and practical tools to improve sourcing of animal materials.
  • We incubated and ensured the launch of the Southeast Asia Reptile Conservation Alliance (SARCA).
  • We analyzed trends in the luxury sector and identified ways that strong environmental and social practices can support brand desirability, growth and innovation.
  • We analyzed different solutions to reduce leather waste along the luxury value chain.


Why Join?


  • Future-proof luxury brands by monitoring emerging sustainability issues and addressing collaboratively (i.e. supply chain innovation).
  • Equip your brand with an action agenda to foster brand desirability, innovation, and growth through improved environmental and social practices.
  • Gain insights into best practices around sustainable sourcing of animal materials using ReLI’s Animal Sourcing Principles.


Resources


Responsible Luxury Initiative™ Sustainable Development Goals Alignment

SDG icon, Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG icon, Goal 15: Life on Land

Responsible Luxury Initiative™ Companies

  • Cartier
  • The Chanel Company Limited
  • Harvey Nichols Group plc
  • The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Limited
  • International Watch Co.
  • Kering
  • LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton S.A.
  • Michael Kors Holdings Limited
  • mytheresa.com GmbH
  • OTB Group
  • PVH Corp.
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Richemont International SA
  • Swarovski AG
  • Tiffany and Company

Meet the Team for Responsible Luxury Initiative™

New York


Paris


Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa Niemtzow

Managing Director

Paris


Tara Norton

Tara Norton

Managing Director

Paris


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