At Bvlgari, everyone has the opportunity to actively contribute to Sustainable Development. Bearing our own abilities, skills and attitudes, each of us may participate in CSR projects and initiatives within the CSR Management System framework. Bvlgari is committed to building positive relations with the Community supporting initiatives that can contribute to foster local development an create opportunities for young professionals through training programs and initiatives. In this space Bvlgari carries numerous initiatives to support educations and youth and encourage the development of tomorrow’s talents.
PARTNERSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS
UNIVERSITIES AND TRAINING CENTERS
Bvlgari has established partnerships with Schools and Universities offering students the opportunity to have a privileged view of Bvlgari’s business and working together on environmental challenges. Below a summary of key initiatives and partnerships.
The partnership with University ‘Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna Pisa’ aims to support students of the Master in Environment Management. Topics like Life Cycle Assessment, Circular Economy and Innovation are at the core of cases studies and projects that students have to address with the support of our internal colleagues.
Bvlgari is part of the IME Initiative (Institut des Méties d'Excellence) helping young people (18 to 29 years old) without a diploma (or just Baccalaureate) with training initiatives. The professional training program has the objective to promote excellence in the métiers of Craftsmanship, Creation and Sales.
In May 2017, Bvlgari and St Martins University of the Arts London have renewed their collaboration through the LVMH “Sustainability & Innovation in Luxury - Fostering Creativity” program. The objective is to support young talents with a focus on eco-design, sustainability and innovation.
BVLGARI JEWELLERY ACADEMY
Bvlgari founded in Valenza an internal training program for young craftsmen – the Bvlgari Jewellery Academy. In this way, Bvlgari wants to enhance employees’ professional skillset and to create employment opportunities.
Professional goldsmiths are transferring their knowledge and expertise in the manufacturing of Bvlgari Jewellery to young professional leveraging on creativity, knowledge sharing and talent valorization.
LOCAL COMMUNITY INITIATIVES
Manifattura Bvlgari Valenza and Banco Alimentare
Manifattura Bvlgari Valenza and Banco Alimentare started a partnership in June 2017 to support families in need in the area of Valenza, with the daily donation of a number of meals.
The “Mani Intelligenti” Foundation"
Fostering social and local economic development is a priority that Bvlgari wants to achieve also through its participation to the Mani Intelligenti Foundation, launched in June 2018. The Foundation aims to train new generations of master goldsmiths, creating a hub of talents in the area of Valenza, as well as being an accelerator of careers and professions.
The pilot project is offering free Baby-sitting services. The goal of the project is to facilitate the balance between private life and professional life of Bulgari employees. The beneficiaries are Bulgari employees living in the Lazio Region (about 550 employees) who need urgent baby-sitting services during working hours.