LVMH actively supports professional integration and employment. In France, the Group has forged a lasting partnership with “ Nos Quartiers ont des Talents ”, an organization of which LVMH is a Board member. The organization offers young graduates from underprivileged backgrounds the chance to be mentored by an executive or manager working at the Group. In 2014, 92 senior-level staff members mentored more than 100 young people. At the end of 2014, 95 of them were still being mentored. Since 2007, 297 young people have found jobs after being mentored by a Group employee. Each year, LVMH takes part in the national meetings of “ Nos Quartiers ont des Talents ” to raise awareness of its professions and enable direct contact between the company and young people seeking employment. To accelerate access to employment, LVMH has created and carries out “Jobstyle” sessions. These job coaching sessions are led by Group company recruiters and beauty consultants from Make Up For Ever and Sephora. The goal is to give job candidates all the resources they need to fully prepare for a job interview. The program is aimed at groups that are under- represented in the labor market. In 2014, 12 sessions were held to benefit the Group’s partners who are active in the fields of education, disability and integration. 313 people participated in these sessions in 2014. Since 2010, LVMH has been involved in a partnership with Montfermeil, a diversely populated suburb of Paris. Driven by a shared commitment to excellence, this partnership helps facilitate social cohesion and employment for young people from underprivileged neighborhoods. Young people are the beneficiaries of a wide range of initiatives: “business discovery” internships for 50 middle school students who live in the city, visits to Group companies, internships for vocational school students, career orientation, etc. Montfermeil also receives support from the Group to raise awareness of its rich cultural makeup and the talents of its inhabitants, expressed through the annual “ Cultures et création ” runway event. LVMH provides young people with upstream training in the form of master classes led by Princess Esther Kamatari, holds meetings with Group designers and craftspeople (Givenchy in 2014), and has Guerlain beauty consultants do models’ make-up on the day of the runway event. LVMH awards a “Jeune Talent” (Young Talent) trophy to one young, underprivileged fashion enthusiast, helping winners gain wider recognition within the profession. The 2014 winner of the “Jeune Talent” award got to exhibit designs at the Green Showroom, a trade fair dedicated to environmentally responsible fashion held during Fashion Week in Berlin. Three people entered Paris’ couture union school under apprenticeship contracts with Group companies.
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