Tommy Hilfiger reaffirms its commitment to standing in solidarity in the fight against racism and all minorities who experience discrimination. As an immediate step, together with parent company PVH Corp., Tommy Hilfiger has made donations of $100,000 to both the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund and the National Urban League, and will also be offering additional resources and education to its associates around the world.
Longer term, and as part of its efforts to create impact and lead change in the fashion industry, Tommy Hilfiger is evolving the third edition of the TOMMY HILFIGER Fashion Frontier Challenge to identifying and supporting minority entrepreneurs. Launched in 2018, the TOMMY HILFIGER Fashion Frontier Challenge global initiative is designed to support entrepreneurial start-up and scale-up stage businesses currently developing solutions that have a positive and inclusive social impact on the fashion value chain, from raw materials to consumer interactions. The third edition of the challenge, set to launch later this year, will facilitate greater support and partnership for minority entrepreneurs who are driving the change the world and industry desperately needs.
We don’t have all the answers right now, and recognize there is much more to come on this journey. Tommy Hilfiger said it best, “We need action. To achieve change we have to be fearless in speaking out and standing up for what is right.”