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Fashion's Philanthropy: How Brands Set-up Foundations to Give Back

Corporate social responsibility has an undeniable effect on how companies engage with the world and shape brand perceptions. In the fashion industry, the consumer and the media are increasingly taking note of philanthropic efforts.

But how does a for-profit fashion company give back to their global community? Often, brands create separate non-profit entities to support their causes; examples include the Ralph Lauren Foundation, Burberry Foundation, and the Urban Zen Foundation by Donna Karan

In this episode of Fashion Counsel, partner Anthony Lupo talks with Finance partner Richard Newman about why and how a fashion company should set-up a non-profit entity for their charitable giving.

To watch the interview, click on the link below.

Fashion Counsel is Arent Fox's online resource for legal news, analysis, and event information. It offers videos addressing topics and issues of interest to the fashion industry including designers, retailers, and manufacturers of luxury goods.

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Arent Fox tailors counsel to meet the daily needs of fashion and luxury-brand companies. Composed of 28 seasoned attorneys who represent the world's top high-end manufacturers and retailers, the Fashion practice serves as outside general counsel and regulatory and retail counsel to internationally known brands.