Air France offsets 100% of its CO2 emissions from domestic flights, from January 1st, 2020

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From January 1st, 2020, Air France offsets 100% of its CO2 emissions from domestic flights, in mainland France, which represents 450 flights and 57,000 passengers per day.

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Hermès and the Skills Factory for schoolchildren

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The Fondation d’entreprise Hermès is expanding its programme Manufacto at school, dedicated to enhance the world of artisanship(*). This year 1,100 pupils will follow a series of practical, technical workshops involving boards of education in Paris, Créteil, Nice, Lyon and Besançon.

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Vogue commits to adopting a charter of values, signed by its teams worldwide

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Vogue has performed an audit and produced a charter of sustainable values, adopted by the twenty six editions and signed by each editor in chief with his own name; the group will communicate numeral targets in January 2020.

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Christmas tree designed by Hermès auctioned for charity, on display until January 7th

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As a side event of "Solidarity Xmas Tree" which took place in Barcelona, a christmas tree designed by Hermès is displayed in the lobby of the Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona, after having been bought by the hotel. The money raised went to support two foundations dedicated to medical research.

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The robot that transforms the snow into ice by trampling it

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Inventor and poet, Joaquin Fargas has created Glaciator, a robot that transforms snow into ice by packing it regularly and consistently, to fix it to the glacier mass: it is his contribution and his hummingbird's share(*), to fight against the melting of the polar ice-caps.

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The Maison Prada is committed to a sustainable future and releases a book about its heritage

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The Maison Prada signed a five-years term loan whose interest rate is linked to the achievement of sustainable targets. Entrepreneur and committed woman, Muccia Prada is drawing garments for an emancipated, feminine and strong woman, and releases a book about all of its fashion shows since 1988.

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Self-sufficient quadrimaran inspired by the manta ray, to clean the oceans

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Founded by Yvan Bourgnon, The Sea Cleaners is a non-profit association(*) dedicated to ocean conservation: his quadrimaran will collect plastic solid waste, will compact them offshore to produce its own energy and will carry out scientific surveys.

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