Sustainability means for HUGO BOSS, creating innovative, high-quality products, while at the same time taking responsibility for an ethical corporate governance. In doing so, the sustainability targets we have set ourselves must take into account the demands of our stakeholders and support our company-wide vision to be the most desirable premium fashion and lifestyle brand.
We bear responsibility for a complex global value chain and choose our partners like suppliers and distributors carefully and responsibly. Every new supplier goes through a clearly defined onboarding process. Audits, training courses and action plans help our partners to improve continuously and create incentives to implement our quality standards in their own processes – creating the foundation for long-term collaboration. Business activities at HUGO BOSS also affect the environment and animal welfare. That’s why we use more sustainable materials, abstain from the use of hazardous chemicals, and advocate for appropriate animal husbandry and breeding practices. We also plan and operate our buildings as sustainably as possible and choose environmentally friendly transport routes.
As a company that is active around the world, we are aware of our social responsibility. What applies to our business activities externally must also apply internally. This is reflected in our responsibility for society in general and our responsibility for our own employees. While we contribute to the common good, for example, with donations and projects, we offer our employees not only a safe working environment but also many opportunities to become involved in the company and receive ongoing training.