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LVMH and CFDA Partner on Video Series ‘Voices of Impact’

The Curated Discussion Series Spotlights Sustainability Solutions Within the Fashion Industry

LVMH and the Council of Fashion Designers of America have partnered to launch a video series of conversations designed to highlight today’s leading voices on topics of sustainability within the fashion and luxury industries.

Titled “Voices of Impact,” the series is the positioned as latest example of LVMH’s commitment to advancing environmental standards in the fashion and luxury industry. In line with the Group’s LIFE 360 program, which has set sustainable development targets for all LVMH Maisons for 2023, 2026, and 2030, the series touches on key issues such as biodiversity, social and environmental innovation, circularity, regeneration, purpose-centered values and design, and climate action. Each session will bring together perspectives of leaders who herald change including ESG stewards, brand executives, independent founders, design practitioners, social innovators, and educators.

“LVMH is proud to partner with the CFDA to amplify important conversations on sustainability in the fashion and luxury goods industry” Hélène Valade, Environment Development Director of LVMH said. “LVMH strongly believes that environmental performance is a source of innovation, creativity and excellence, and that it must be considered in all design and manufacturing processes. We are committed to supporting efforts across the industry such as this that inspire artisans and designers to embrace sustainable materials and practices.”

“This Earth Week, we’re honored to collaborate with LVMH and announce this co-created series of plenary talks interconnecting CFDA and LVMH global circles” Steven Kolb, CEO of the CFDA, said. “These vital conversations amplify the shared mindsets of LVMH and CFDA creative beacons, design practitioners, and stewards of transformative change through inspiration and practical insights. We’re united in designing a call to action to accelerate momentum as we continue to navigate fashion into positive planetary futures.”

The series unfolds across six episode, each on a particular theme around sustainability’s intersection with the fashion industry. Guests include Preethi Gopinath Director, MFA Textile Program & Associate Professor at Parsons School of Design, Hillary Taymour, Founder & Creative Director of Collina Strada, Gabriela Hearst, and other leading officers from within LVMH and environmental impact organizations.