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Awards

Technology and Innovation

SICIT President, Walter Perretti and CEO Massimo Neresini

The GCFA Award for Technology and Innovation has been awarded to SprintItaly and SICIT for their collaboration to tackle issues of waste, pollution and circularity in the leather industry.

Circular Economy

Healthy Seas

The winner of The GCFA Circular Economy Award is Healthy Seas - an initiative that promotes marine protection through collecting ocean plastic used to create Econyl yarn.

Visionary

François Henri-Pinault

The winner of The GCFA Visionary Award is François Henri-Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering Group

Social Media

Doutzen Kores

The winner of The Social Media Changemaker Award is Doutzen Kores

The Franca Sozzani GCFA Award for Best Emerging Designer

Flavia La Rocca

The winner of The Franca Sozzani GCFA Award for Best Emerging Designer is Flavia La Rocca

Responsible Disruption

I Was A Sari

The Responsible Disruption Award has been awarded to I Was A Sari - a social enterprise training women in Mumbai to become world class embroiderers while upcycling used saris. By collaborating with Gucci, the project has scaled up significantly

CNMI in Recognition

Max Mara

The winners of The CMNI in Recognition of Sustainability Award Max Mara

CNMI in Recognition

Ermenegildo Zegna

The winners of The CMNI in Recognition of Sustainability Award is Ermenegildo Zegna

Groundbreaker

Stella McCartney

The winner of The GCFA Groundbreaker Award is Stella McCartney

Art of Craftmanship

Pino Grasso

The winner of The Art of Craftmanship Award is Pino Grasso for preserving the traditional handicraft of artisanal embroidery

Eco Stewardship

Association of Venetian Gondoliers

The winner of The Eco Stewardship Award is the Association of Venetian Gondoliers for its use of responsibly sourced Australian merino wool in the iconic uniform of its gondoliers, created by Emilio Ceccato in collaboration with Woolmark Company

North Star

The Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion

The winners of The GCFA North Star Award are NYU Stern Centre for Business and Human Rights and The Union of Concerned Researchers in Fashion - two organisations that have combined world class research on sustainability issues

Legacy

Valentino Garavani

The winner of The GCFA Legacy Award is Valentino Garavani, who said “I’m proud and happy to receive this special award in the prestigious Teatro alla Scala - a unique stage for the Italian art, talent and creativity.”