Our people are the lifeblood of our organisation. It is imperative to us that they are given every opportunity to flourish.
We encourage diversity, gender equality and active citizenship within our company, but also across our entire supply chain.
We are driven to create a meaningful impact, and that takes all of us working together.
We proudly mentor and support a new generation of craftsmanship and creativity in all sectors of our business.
This next section of Equilibrium will tell you more…
Journey of Humanity
Equilibrium: A Story of Change.
We think of the world as a complex ecosystem. Just like any ecosystem, all different actors must play their roles and be given the right conditions to flourish. So as we set and drive towards our goals on social justice, gender empowerment and creating economic value in the supply chain that can improve people’s lives, we constantly ask how we can best help other organisations to reach theirs too. Our goal is to harness true collaborative advantage. After all, we are all on this journey of humanity together.
We partner with organisations doing great things, so that we can learn from them. In return they harness Gucci’s strategic lens, creativity and reach in order to thrive.
We seek out organisations where we can help amplify their work and boost their overall outcomes. Here, we will bring you the stories behind these partnerships that hold deep importance for us.
Developing our Supply chain
An extended family: The Gucci family is extensive. Throughout Italy some 19,300 people work indirectly for Gucci. They are not directly employed by us, but they are definitely part of our culture. Many of these companies have supplied Gucci for over two or three generations. They are us, and we are them.
The next generation: We are passionate about craftsmanship. This is expressed by our Creative Director, Alessandro Michele, who respects and draws on their craftsmanship, their dedication and creativity in everything that he does. On a daily basis, Gucci shares this appreciation and respect with the world.
We use old, sometimes ancient techniques, mixing them with cutting-edge materials and new approaches. We must be honest: industries like ours face a skills shortage. Society has somehow told young people that there is something wrong with working with their hands. The opposite is true. We are totally committed to reinstating the prestige and the value of this work. In every possible way we uphold and celebrate this extraordinary supply chain. We are fundamentally invested in the intergeneration transfer of skills and we take a strategic position to ensure that the next generation of artisans can build total confidence.
Gucci believes that in order to ensure the future vitality of the fashion industry, we must share our knowledge. Acting as mentor to talented students, we realise at Gucci that we have the opportunity to embed our values and principles in the process of the next generation of fashion talent. This matters.
Understanding the balance and interplay between the natural world, people and the fashion industry is only going to become more important. Future talent must engage in order to fulfil their ambitions.
At Gucci we take our position as a leader in the fashion industry very seriously. We continue to build programmes and initiatives to fulfil our responsibilities.