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Luxury French conglomerate Kering – which owns the likes of Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Alexander McQueen – has ranked in the top 10 of the most sustainable companies in the world, according to Corporate Knights’ annual Global 100 ranking, a well-respected environmental index.
Kering came out in seventh place overall and first in the section of clothing and retail specifically.
The index looked into over 8,000 companies around the world, ranking their sustainability performance through factors including resource, employee and financial management, as well as investment and supplier performance. Kering performed particularly well regarding clean revenue and clean investment.
The French company has been putting sustainability at the forefront of its business strategy for several years now, developing a an environmental profit and loss tool back in 2011, where it quantifies…