Following the beauty brand Lush, British designer Vivienne Westwood also decided to close its business on September 20th to support employees in the global climate strikes, including the brand’s headquarters in London and flagship stores in Italy, France and the United States. The stores in China and Japan will open as usual.
The global climate strike will take place from September 20th to September 27th with the aim of requiring the United Nations Emergency Climate Summit in New York to adopt an initiative to ban the use of fossil fuels.
In addition to Vivienne Westwood Outlet, many fashion brands and retailers have pledged to support the climate movement “Global Climate Strike”.
This is the first activity of the sport, led by the 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg. In August last year, she began protesting climate change outside the Swedish parliament. Since then, the organization has expanded globally and invited adults for the first time this week.
The global climate strike will be held around the world from September 20th to 27th, and it calls for “ending the era of fossil fuels and fighting for climate justice for everyone”.
As part of the event, British designer Vivienne Westwood, American outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia and footwear brand Allbirds will all close, allowing employees to take action and Participate in local demonstrations.
According to the report, more than 1,000 Amazon employees are expected to participate, hoping that the company promises to achieve zero emissions by 2030, sign a zero-custom cloud computing contract with fossil fuel companies, and provide zero funding for lobbyists and politicians who deny climate change.