Just The Beginning

Luxury is switching on and consolidating its approach

We’re witnessing the luxury fashion industry rallying to take steps forward to improve its environmental impact. 57% of fashion brands now publish time-bound, measurable environmental impact targets while 52% report annual progress in achieving them. These targets and commitments, plus new joint initiatives, suggest a snowball effect is in action.

Source: Fashion Revolution Fashion Transparency Index 2020

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The Fashion Pact

More broadly we joined 60+ companies in becoming a signatory of the Fashion Pact, covering 200 fashion brands that represent a third of the global fashion industry. FARFETCH is also a signatory of the United Nations Charter for Climate Change

The Fashion Pact is a CEO-led coalition leveraging their collective power to drive actions beyond existing initiatives and accelerate positive change across the fashion industry.

Source: The Fashion Pact
Examples of luxury companies included in the Fashion Pact


Capri Holdings Limited


Stella McCartney

Prada S.P.A.

Stella McCartney suit
Prada shirt, trousers and sneakers
Bottega Veneta bags
Burberry trenchcoat, shirt and trousers
Balenciaga kidswear

FARFETCH 2030 Goals

FARFETCH has laid out 2030 sustainability goals and we've already made progress towards achieving them

Our overarching objective is to become the platform for good in luxury fashion. The 2030 goals demonstrate the scale of this ambition and we’ll report on our progress against them each year. The goals sit under main headings:

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Positively Cleaner: become a climate positive business

In 2020 we cut the carbon emissions in our supply chain by 12% on average and from 1 April we committed to offset the carbon impact of all FARFETCH marketplace and Browns deliveries and returns.

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Nanushka dress, Alighieri earrings and Yuzefi bag

Positively Circular: sell more circular than linear

In 2020 we tripled the number of units that were circular (sold or serviced) YoY, to 1% of total units.

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Stella McCartney bags

Positively Conscious: sell 100% Conscious products

By the end of 2020, 1 in 10 items available on the FARFETCH marketplace was rated as Conscious.

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Bode shirt

Positively Inclusive: be a leader in conscious inclusion

By the end of 2020, 50% of our Board members were female while 75% of Chairs of Board Committees were. Our wider team now comprises 85 different nationalities.

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