The program offers two paid placements positions and online learning and mentorship for 50 individuals from underrepresented backgrounds.
The recognition, said chairman and chief executive officer Remo Ruffini, “is testimony to the fact that sustainability is an increasingly strategic asset in the development of our company.”
The fashion company is seeing improvements in the third quarter, after a 23 percent drop in sales in the nine months.
Among the numerous initiatives, Moncler has pledged to establish a Diversity and Inclusion Council to boost cultural change, internally and externally, by January 2021.
Lamy on Wednesday spoke from the tour bus upholstered in a Moncler duvet.
The project comprises 500 limited-edition archive cases with photos by the New York-based Tyler Mitchell of the collection, part of the Moncler Genius line.
Raising funds to finance sustainable projects and to hit green goals has been trending among the big luxury companies, including Prada, Moncler and Ferragamo.
The Italian company teamed with United Nations’ Girl Up program for a 2 Moncler 1952-branded capsule collection.
As he commented on the company’s first-half results, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the chairman of the brand explained how he sees growth through a new digital strategy.
The company posted a loss of 31.6 million euros on the back of sales of 403.3 million euros, down 29 percent compared with the first half of 2019.
Moncler’s digital acceleration plans come at the natural expiration date of the luxury company’s contract with the Yoox Net-a-porter Group, after nine years.