Gucci Announces Changemakers Council

Gucci is continuing to make it clear that it\'s doubling down on its commitment to diversity. Last week, the Italian fashion house announced a global program to support industry change. Simply called \"Gucci Changemakers,\" the program\'s aim is to fuel the company\'s commitment to lasting social impact, according to a press release.“I believe in dialogue, building bridges and taking quick action,” Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri said in a press release. “This is why we started working immediately on the long-term infrastructure at Gucci to address our shortcomings. And now through our Changemakers program, we will invest important resources to unify and strengthen our communities across North America, with a focus on programs that will impact youth and the African-American community.”Bizzarri continued, “I believe in the promise of the next generation, and through our scholarship fund we will also create more opportunities for talented young people of diverse backgrounds