SUSTAINABILITY AT YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP

As a pioneer in our industry, we believe sustainability and luxury must go hand in hand.

We are working hard to translate our vision, to create a more sustainable future, into reality – sharing knowledge with industry partners, inspiring customers with more sustainable choices, and leading by example.

Our vision is based on three pillars: 

Education

Empowering women

empowering-women

Responsibility

responsibility


Sustainability at a glance

Over
5000
employees

Average age
of
34
Over
93
nationalities
>5.400 young talents 
between 3-18 years have been
digitally trained since 2016
50%
of students trained
are girls
63%
of our team
are
women
53%
of middle and senior management are
women
50%
of the executive team
are
women
We are part of the Male Champions of Change Global Technology Group
65% of our energy is renewable, targeting 100% by 2020 as a part of our RE100 commitment
All our multi-brand online stores adhere to Fur Free Retailer Program
All our new buildings
are certified Excellent
by BREEAM

 

Source: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Impact Report 2018.

 

EDUCATION AND OUR PEOPLE

It is crucial for our expansion and long-term success that we find and develop young talent to take us forward and develop the luxury online industry.

We recognise the key role that our people play in our success, so are creating a place where people want to work and can thrive. It is important that we continue to attract and retain the best talent in the industry, support colleagues’ development and build an ecosystem of innovation.

We continue to make made a significant contribution to developing talent in our industry and are committed to investing in digital education for young people.

We want to inspire a diverse range of young people to become the innovators of tomorrow and help them develop the skills necessary for a thriving digital economy. Our digital education programme has reached over 5,400 children and young people since 2016.

 

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EMPOWERING WOMEN

We pride ourselves on building an inclusive workforce that celebrates diversity and empowers women. We are proud to empower female leaders and are committed to increasing the representation of women in the tech industry. We believe that empowering women and closing the gender pay gap is not only the right thing to do, but it’s a key business priority.

We believe that women are key to forging a better world and we celebrate inspiring women through our world-leading editorial content, partnerships and business initiatives.

 

RESPONSIBILITY: MINIMISING IMPACT

We commit to leading sustainability developments in our industry and collaborating with brands and suppliers to improve practices, this builds also on the tradition in promoting sustainability through YOOXYGEN, the first to market online shop-in-shop, exclusively dedicated to sustainable fashion.

We will endeavour to make responsible decisions that can help us to manage and reduce the social and environmental impacts of our business.

Caring for people, the environment and our communities will inform our long-terms decisions.

We commit to providing more information about supply chains, enabling customers to make informed choices about luxury fashion purchases.

We also commit to measuring and reporting the impacts of our business and working towards minimising impacts across our activities.