The bushfire crisis in Australia, has shook the nation. In support the Kering family of brands is coming together to extend the efforts of the Australian people to fight the wildfires. Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin and Girard-Perregaux will together donate a total of 1 million Australian dollars as an immediate contribution.
The funds are said to be provided to the most appropriate local organizations selected by the Group’s sustainability experts. Additional initiatives will also be undertaken by various brands in solidarity with the Australian people. In the longer term, Kering plans to participate in future reforestation and biodiversity programs.
A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, DoDo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well asKering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow’s Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way.