The luxury firm made the case for the young designers to consider the issue from the outset of building their businesses.
This is the first time that FIT will bring together its 2019 Sustainable Business and Design Conference and Annual Awards Gala.
Kering chief François-Henri Pinault said the group is looking for acquisitions, though he still banks on strong organic growth.
Organic sales at Gucci rose 28.1 percent in the quarter against high comparables, capping a year that saw its revenues top 8 billion euros.
Despite rising prices for raw materials and market instability, the Italian textile industry closed 2018 with sales of 7.86 billion euros and exhibitors at the trade show were optimistic about future prospects.
The French fashion house is opting to strike out on its own in a city that is cementing its status as a fashion hot spot.
“You have become a symbol of the Parisienne,” Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo declared before pinning the medal on the Yves Saint Laurent ceo.
The Revenue Agency unit will review the audit report and make a final decision while Kering contests the claims.
The luxury goods firm was named the leader in luxury and fashion for the second year in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index.
Several hundred sustainable-minded representatives from the government, academia, fashion, NGOs and other agencies will hash out ideas next month in Paris.
The quarter was a tricky one for Cartier’s parent, with unrest in France, sluggish watch sales and a strong currency in Hong Kong.
The bank sees sector growth slowing from 9 percent in 2018 to 6 percent in 2019 and 2020.