Luxury Jeweler And United Nations Collaborate For Sustainability

The Austrian jewellery brand and the United Nations foster creativity and sustainability through a grant that includes a generous stipend and mentorship.

Sustainability is an advocacy that many companies have. Creating steps to achieve it is the main focus of corporate social responsibility projects of organizations. Evidently, even fashion and jewelry brands strive for a sustainable future. 

For the Austrian glass and gemstone brand Swarovski, their way of paving a sustainable future is through their partnership with the United Nations, “Creatives for Our Future.” The program’s primary goal is to enable the next generation of creative talent to find solutions to the world’s sustainability concerns. 

Photo via Instagram @swarovskifoundation

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The grant is open to all creatives candidates in the disciplines including fashion, design, art, architecture, science, technology, and engineering. “The Swarovski Foundation Creatives for Our Future program aims to reach a diverse pool of applicants aged 21-30 from across the globe and bring new voices and perspectives to the creative process,” the Swarovski Foundation captioned.

Aradhita Parasrampuria Swarovski Foudnation CFOF Cohort ‘22/Photo via Instagram @aradhitapara

The collaboration’s goal is to further cultivate creativity that supports the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN. “We believe in the power of creatives to lead sustainable development and reinvent our future,” the Austrian brand said. The successful applicant of the flagship program will receive a stipend worth more than $20,000. Aside from the stipend, the Swarovski Foundation will aid the grant with an educational program in partnership with premier international institutions together with specialized mentoring and industry networking contacts.

Interested applicants may learn more here.

Banner photo via Instagram @swarovskifoundation.

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