March 10, 2016 - HUGO BOSS has been nominated by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to receive the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Award. The prize aims to congratulate the company for its sustainability efforts and in particular its decision to go fur-free in all collections from 2016 onwards.
The HSUS is a non-profit organization whose objective is the protection of animals and the engagement for their welfare. Via their Henry Spira award, the organization grants special recognition to companies and individuals who pursue the objective of contributing to the progress on animal issues.
By going fur-free and choosing animal-friendly alternatives, HUGO BOSS has become a fashion leader in animal welfare the HSUS states. Awarding the company with the Henry Spira Corporate Progress Award aims to inspire other businesses to include humane concern for animals as a core aspect of corporate social responsibility likewise.
HUGO BOSS supports the preservation of biodiversity and rejects animal experiments, not welfare-farming and animal husbandry practices. For many years HUGO BOSS stands in exchange with individual animal welfare and consumer protection organizations.
More details on HUGO BOSS’ sustainability policy can be found in the sustainability report: http://group.hugoboss.com/en/sustainability/sustainability-report/