Bottega Veneta believes that luxury can have a significant contribution to creating a more sustainable world. It continues to lead through responsibility, accountability, and transparency to catalyze transformational change.
They use a range of sustainable materials such as organic cotton, jute, linen, ramie, and recycled fabrics such as recycled polyester and regenerated nylon. The brand also uses semi-synthetic regenerated fibers such as lyocell, viscose, and acetate made from renewable materials.
As part of the Kering Group, Bottega Veneta has taken steps to evaluate forced labor risks in its supply chain. The group has certified several of its businesses under Social Accountability International’s (SAI) SA8000 standard. SA8000 includes an endorsement by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conventions and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Kering continues its commitment to bring all of its businesses into compliance with SA8000 and obtain certification. It regularly audits its supply chain to ensure compliance with high social and environmental standards.
Bottega Veneta aims to reach a 40% reduction target of its overall environmental impacts by 2025. Bottega Veneta is carbon neutral by using greenhouse gas emission offsets that finance verified Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in developing countries (REDD+) projects that conserve critical forests, biodiversity and support the livelihoods of local communities.
Bottega Veneta plans to reach 100% sustainable sourcing and 100% traceability for key raw materials by 2025. They understand that significant work remains to be done however wants to demonstrate the transformative power of business for change, making sustainability fashionable for the future.
Download Kering’s Sustainability Progress Report which outlines their long term sustainability targets.