Tag Archives: Gucci

Pythons in the news

The python skin business remains topical not least due to emotive imagery around animal welfare but also the allure of the luxury fashion sector. Here is a news item this week on initiatives under way to improve animal welfare in … Continue reading

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How the UN works with Gucci on protecting biodiversity

Last week, ITC, IUCN and Kering (the owners of Gucci and other luxury brands) announced its joint Python Conservation Partnership. The announcement was widely covered in the press, including The Guardian, Financial Times,¬† Le Monde and Italian Vogue. The aim … Continue reading

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The python skin trade and corporate social responsibility

Last week ITC in partnership with TRAFFIC and IUCN released a report on the trade in python skins. Many newspapers around the world including the BBC covered the story. The report also hit social media, with hundreds of ¬†blogs and … Continue reading

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