16, June 2020 Luxury fashion retailer Mytheresa has announced that it has launched a diversity and inclusion committee and that it has donated €50,000 to organisations that fight racism in light of recent events in the US and the global anti-racism protests.
In a statement, the brand said: "We are shocked and saddened by what is currently happening in the US. Mytheresa as a company stands in solidarity against racism and is determined to contribute to making a change."
Mythersea has set out the following commitments to its partners, customers, and teams:
- Mytheresa will establish a Diversity & Inclusion committee consisting of team members to create actions to foster diversity & inclusion within the company.
- It will evaluate the level of diversity in its brand portfolio, castings and collaborators.
- The company will donate €50,000 to the following organizations: € 25,000 to NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), which fights to eliminate race-based discrimination in the United States and €25,000 to CampaignZero, an organization that aims to reduce police violence in the US.