Our Social Fabric
Balancing True Fashion Authority with Meaningful, Positive Change
Our corporate responsibility framework unites teams across our business to drive positive social and environmental impacts for Our People, Our Planet and Our Communities. We produce the products you love that fit your lifestyle and align with the values of equity, sustainability and philanthropy that we share.
Established in 2019, our 2025 corporate responsibility goals set targets aligned to Our Social Fabric strategy. From reducing emissions and water consumption to increasing diversity in our leadership and giving to our communities, we're doing our part to create a more sustainable world.
EXPANDING DIVERSITY IN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAMS
We are dedicated to building diversity in our Tapestry and brand leadership teams by increasing the ethnic diversity of our North America-based leaders to better reflect our general corporate population by 2025.
STRENGTHENING OUR COMMITMENT TO RESPONSIBLE SOURCING
In 2020, 67% of our leather came from Silver- or Gold-rated Leather Working Group tanneries, well on our way to reaching our goal of 90% by 2025.
INCREASING OUR CONTRIBUTIONS TO NONPROFITS GLOBALLY
In 2020, we had contributed $50 million in financial and product donations to non-profit organizations globally, well on our way to reaching our goal of $75 million by 2025.
News & Announcements
YEAR IN REVIEW: STUART WEITZMAN GRANTS $100K TO VITAL VOICES
In 2020, a $100K grant was made to Vital Voices Global Partnership from the Coach
Foundation on behalf of Stuart Weitzman. The non-profit is dedicated to
investing in emerging female leaders using their voices to bring bold visions
for social change to life. The grant money funds individualized investments for
women who drive change in their communities, and will help them raise awareness
for their social causes and scale their impact.
To kick off the partnership, Stuart Weitzman employees participated in the Vital Voices Global New York City Mentorship Walk along the High Line in celebration of International Women’s Day in March.
YEAR IN REVIEW: KATE SPADE NEW YORK FOUNDATION INVESTS IN FEMALE EMPOWERMENT + MENTAL WELL-BEING
In 2020, the kate spade new york foundation partnered with 11 non-profit
organizations in New York city, granting $1.3M, investing in the empowerment
journey of women and girls in four focus areas: her agency, her mental
well-being, her community and her opportunity. Foundation partners included
Pursuit, International Rescue Committee, Girls Who Code, The Moth, Girls Inc.,
Per Scholas, Rising Tide Capital, Crisis Text Line, National Council for
Behavioral Health, Lower East Side Girls Club, Grace Institute.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the foundation hosted a roundtable discussion with women entrepreneurs who are in the business of mental well-being and self-love in a modern world and how they are bringing this work to life for their clients and themselves. The foundation also partnered with Lenox Hill Neighbors House Women’s Mental Health Shelter, providing self-care gift bags to their participants.
YEAR IN REVIEW: $6M GRANTED TO GLOBAL NON-PROFITS BY THE COACH FOUNDATION
In 2020, the Coach Foundation made over $6M in financial contributions to 20+
nonprofits around the world. The Foundation’s key grants were focused on the
Dream It Real mission to help break cycles of inequality by empowering the next
generation to reach their full potential through higher education.
In North America, the Coach Foundation made a $1M donation to The Opportunity Network, Year Up, and Bottom Line to help drive equity in higher education and provide opportunity and professional mobility to students of color and students from low-income communities who are disproportionately affected. The Coach Foundation also expanded Dream It Real globally with new nonprofit partners in China (China Youth Development Foundation), Japan (Katariba), and the UK (UK Youth).