This December we were invited to contribute to LVMH‘s company-wide internal conference Design and Good Materials, to explore ambitious strategies for improving the group’s environmental footprint by upgrading design practices to integrate regenerative thinking and material processes. LVMH Group comprises 75 luxury Houses across sectors of Fashion, Beverages, Jewellery and Architecture. Within the framework of the conference, the company addressed the ethical responsibility of businesses that figures as a strategic priority to the Group’s operations.
Hosted by Alexandre Capelli (Group Environment Deputy Director for LVMH) and Clara Gomez Castany (Head of Raw Materials and Processes Innovation at LVMH), our founder Natsai Audrey Chieza, joined a panel discussion alongside Carole Collet (Professor in Design for Sustainable Futures at Central Saint Martins and director of Maison Zero), Michael Pawlyn (expert in architecture and biomimicry, founder of Exploration Studio) and Corinne Payen (head of innovation at Verallia). Together, they shared their own visions for sustainable practices that incorporate values and processes of regenerative design and biodesign.