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Collaborative Initiatives

Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Advancing sustainability practices throughout all luxury industry value chains

Responsible Luxury Initiative™ Overview

Our Mission

Provide a platform for all luxury sector companies to discuss, explore, and develop collaborative solutions for emerging sustainability issues in their value chains.

Our Accomplishments

  • We developed an Action Guide for Sustainable E-commerce in Luxury.
  • We created and adopted a set of high-level principles for the sourcing of leather, fur, and exotic skins and developed an implementation protocol and practical tools to improve sourcing of animal materials.
  • We incubated and ensured the launch of the Southeast Asia Reptile Conservation Alliance (SARCA).
  • We analyzed trends in the luxury sector and identified ways that strong environmental and social practices can support brand desirability, growth and innovation.
  • We analyzed different solutions to reduce leather waste along the luxury value chain.

Why Join?

  • Future-proof luxury brands by monitoring emerging sustainability issues and addressing collaboratively (i.e. supply chain innovation).
  • Equip your brand with an action agenda to foster brand desirability, innovation, and growth through improved environmental and social practices.
  • Gain insights into best practices around sustainable sourcing of animal materials using ReLI’s Animal Sourcing Principles.


Responsible Luxury Initiative™ Sustainable Development Goals Alignment

SDG icon, Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG icon, Goal 15: Life on Land

Responsible Luxury Initiative™ Companies

  • Capri Holdings Limited
  • Cartier SA
  • Chanel
  • The Estee Lauder Companies Inc
  • IWC International Watch Co. AG
  • Kering
  • LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton S.A.
  • GmbH
  • OTB Group
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Richemont International SA
  • Tiffany and Company

Meet the Team for Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Alexandra Kolev

Alexandra Kolev

Coordinator, Collaborative Initiatives

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa Niemtzow

Vice President, Consumer Sectors and Global Membership

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Indiana Vieljeux

Indiana Vieljeux

Manager, Supply Chain

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Talk to Us 
Contact the Responsible Luxury Initiative™ team with any questions.