L’Oréal the best of a bad lot

30 11 2007

L’Oréal comes top in WWF’s appraisal of the environmental and social records of the leading luxury brands, despite the French luxury cosmetics giant scoring only a C+ on the A-F scale. WWF is calling for luxury brands to improve their environmental and social record, as well as asking celebrities to consider these factors before endorsing […]

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Tod’s e Bulgari i cattivi del lusso

30 11 2007

Tod’s ultimo, Bulgari penultimo. Non fanno una bella figura, i marchi del lusso italiano, nella classifica dei «ricchi ma buoni» redatta dal Rapporto del Wwf inglese pubblicato ieri. Il Rapporto, intitolato «Deeper luxury», passa al microscopio i dieci maggiori brand mondiali del lusso, per vagliare il tasso della loro eticità . E’ un esercizio abbbastanza diffuso […]

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Luxury brands unconcerned ?

30 11 2007

An article on the FT.com entitled “Luxury brands fails to make ethical grade” relates a report issued by the UK branch of WWF that Luxury brands do not really care about corporate social responsibility, ethics and the environment. The report, based on data collected from the Ethical Investment Research Service and the Swiss based Covalence […]

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Les célébrités vont-elles responsabiliser l’industrie du luxe ?

30 11 2007

« Stars du cinéma et de la mode, faites attention à  l’éthique des marques auxquelles vous associez votre image ! » Cet appel du WWF-UK, publié jeudi dans son rapport Deeper Luxury, est abondamment relayé par la presse anglophone (Financial Times, The Guardian, Times Online, Reuters, …). Le degré de détails avec lequel le Financial […]

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Group Gives Low Sustainability Scores to Tiffany, PPR, Richemont, Bulgari

29 11 2007

London-based WWF, a group that works towards ending environmental and social degradation, rated a number of luxury brands for sustianable practices that go beyond corporate responsibility. WFF released its first report called Deeper Luxury, in which authors examined environmental and social record of top luxury brands, and in particular, asked celebrities to disengage support of […]

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Luxury brands fail to make ethical grade

29 11 2007

Some of the world’s biggest luxury conglomerates have failed to make the grade in a ranking of ethical and environmental performance. A report released today by the WWF, the conservation group, entitled “Deeper Luxury”, gives Bulgari and Tod’s, the Italian jewellery and accessory companies, a grade F for their “environmental, social and governance performance and […]

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Luxehuizen hebben lak aan MVO

29 11 2007

Sommige van ‘s werelds belangrijkste luxehuizen zijn gezakt voor een examen in ethisch en maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen, dat werd afgenomen door het WWF (World Wildlife Fund). Bedrijven als Bulgari en Tod’s krijgen een F mee op de schaal van A+ (90-100%) tot F (0 – 49%). WWF onderzocht de 10 belangrijkste beursgenoteerde luxeproducenten ter wereld […]

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WWF report looks Deeper at Luxury brands and urges celebs to do same

29 11 2007

WWF launches ‘Deeper Luxury’ today. The new report examines the environmental and social record of some of the world’s top brands and ranks them on their ethical performance. It looks at the top ten holding companies for luxury brands, including L’Oréal, Hermès, Tods, Tiffany & Co and Swatch. The companies have been ranked according to […]

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Luxury brands criticised by WWF

29 11 2007

WWF’s Deeper Luxury report looked at 10 holding companies for luxury brands, including LVMH, PPR, Richemont and Tod’s, and ranked them according to their ethical policies. Few companies fared well in the report, with Hermes and LVMH, which owns Louis Vuitton, scoring a C+ – the highest grade awarded in the report. PPR, which owns […]

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LVMH scores highly in luxury green survey

29 11 2007

French premium goods firm LVMH, owner of Moà«t Hennessy, has come third in a scoring of the world’s luxury companies, based on green credentials. The report released by conservation group WWF places LVMH just behind L’Oréal and Hermès in a ranking based on “environmental, social and governance performance” of 11 major firms. WWF came by […]

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