2 0 1 9 S o c i a l R e s p o n s i b i l i t y R e p o r t
sustainable development and innovation in the luxury indus-
try. In January 2019, the LVMH Chair at ESSEC took on its 29th
class of students.
In 2019, LVMH organized nearly 250 events in schools and universities throughout the world, enabling employees to go
out and meet students to introduce them to the Maisons and
their professions and present the opportunities available. The
LVMH Days offer people an insight into what the Group does
through events and conferences with inspirational leaders.
For example, Christian Dior Couture regularly speaks to
master s students at the Institut Français de la Mode, and
Guerlain is actively committed to recruiting young people
through a partnership with EMA SUP, the Paris-based train-
ing center for the retail, fashion and beauty professions.
The Group and its Maisons foster appeal through their
ambitious efforts with schools and universities to inform young
people about their structures and the diverse range of career
opportunities available. The 8,328 interns and 1,628 graduates who joined the Group s Maisons in 2019 offer conclusive proof of LVMH s commitment to nurturing young talent.
S A F E G UA R D I N G T H E F U T U R E O F T R A D I T I O N B Y R E C R U I T I N G TA L E N T
As a Group with international reach that is constantly inno-
vating, LVMH offers exciting career prospects and a range
of development opportunities at every level of the organi-
zation. Candidates are selected by an in-house network of
Digital technology has become essential to reach the widest
possible talent pool, optimize the recruitment experience
and guarantee the diversity of people hired. Over the last
two years, the Group has expanded its presence on social
media, in particular to better communicate its organization
to prospective candidates. A number of other initiatives also
back up this approach, including a partnership with LinkedIn
to search for and identify suitable candidates, the digitaliza-
tion of CVs at student forums using the InMind app and the
development of pre-recorded video interviews.
ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS TO IDENTIFY TOMORROW S TALENT
In order to build a bridge between the worlds of academia
and business, LVMH launched the INSIDE LVMH program
in 2016. This digital platform helps students from partner
schools and interns of the Group s Maisons enhance their
understanding of the professions and careers on offer in the
luxury industry. After running for two years in Europe, the
program was rolled out in China in April 2019.
LVMH continues to bolster its long-standing partnerships
with world-renowned schools and universities such as ESSEC,
HEC Paris, Institut Français de la Mode, Polytechnique and
CentraleSupelec in France, Central Saint Martins in the UK
( LVMH & Central Saint Martins | Sustainability & Innovation in Luxury | Fostering Creativity ), Bocconi University in Italy and Fudan University in China. LVMH is working with
Central Saint Martins to identify disruptive solutions to boost
THE LVMH GROUP IS CONSTANTLY STRIVING TO
ATTRACT TOP TALENT. AS A BENCHMARK EMPLOYER,
IT MAINTAINS CLOSE RELATIONS WITH NUMEROUS
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES.
6,968 net new permanent jobs, within the 41,287 people hired on unlimited contracts (up 1.6% from 2018)