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Portuguese footwear brand gives new life to fire-fighting hoses

Dec 17, 2021 / Portugal
Reusing damaged fire-fighting hoses to make shoes is the motto of the footwear brand J-UNK. Each person can contribute to its development in the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo

Foot Locker launches initiative to tackle social inequalities

Dec 13, 2021 / United States
The US-based footwear retailer has partnered up with Laureus Sport for Good Foundation to launch a multi-country initiative aimed at addressing inequality in underserved communities

Ownever: the new Portuguese brand of luxury handbags

Dec 10, 2021 / Portugal
Born in March 2021, Ownever intends to ensure classic and timeless designs that can last a lifetime. To that effect, it has launched a unique edition with 136 years of warranty

Pentland launches new 100-1-0 sustainability strategy

Nov 16, 2021 / United Kingdom
Sportswear group Pentland Brands has set three targets to be reached by 2032, the year marking the group’s 100-year anniversary. These are part of the group's sustainability initiative

LVMH plans to recruit 25 000 young people by the end of 2022

Sep 29, 2021 / France
The luxury group is launching several initiatives to provide access to training and employment for young people, under the age of 30, from all backgrounds

Asos announces new 2030 ESG goals

Sep 24, 2021 / United Kingdom
The online retailer has disclosed its Fashion with Integrity (FWI) 2030 environmental, social and governance programme. It includes a commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across the full-value chain by 2030

Hermès opens its 19th leather workshop

Sep 22, 2021 / France
The Maroquinerie de Guyenne, located in the village of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, in the French department of Gironde, will at length create 260 jobs. The new facility is part of Hermès strategy of strengthening its role as a socially responsible company

Lenna: new brand focused on solidarity and sustainability

Sep 21, 2021 / Portugal
Three childhood friends joined to launch a business together: a sustainable quality project without resorting to animal products and with a strong solidarity feature. Get to know Lenna

Prada and Theaster Gates launch Dorchester Industries Experimental Design Lab

Sep 16, 2021 / Italy
The three-year collab initiative aims at amplifying the work of emerging and established artists of colour through awards and public programming. The space will be located in Chicago

Skechers’ Animal Rights Movement reaches 7 million US dollars in donations

Aug 10, 2021 / United States
The company’s BOBS from Skechers Philanthropic Collection has helped save and support over 1.3 million shelter dogs and cats in the United States and Canada

Tapestry establishes Foundation to promote equity and fight climate crisis

Aug 9, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of luxury accessories and lifestyle brands has also announced the expansion of its Corporate Responsibility agenda. Tapestry intends to influence positive change for the industry

LVMH appoints Vanessa Moungar Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Jul 9, 2021 / France
Continuing on its strategy to reaffirm its interest in diversity and inclusion, the French luxury group has just recruited a director of “Diversity and Inclusion”, the Franco-Chadian Vanessa Moungar, known for her commitment to social justice in the world

DiVERGE promotes social entrepreneurship project

Jun 18, 2021 / Portugal
Nine people from Bairro do Zambujal participated in a new program to fight social exclusion through training and empowerment of young people from underprivileged neighbourhoods

Crocs is giving away 10.000 pairs of shoes a day to health care workers

May 11, 2021 / United States
Between the 10th and the 14th of May, the brand will give away 10.000 pairs of Crocs at Workshoes per day to frontline healthcare workers who continue to provide comfort in the communities

Kering sponsors renovation of the courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Mar 19, 2021 / Italy
The France-based holding company Kering is sponsoring the renovation of the Michelozzo courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, an important symbol of the Renaissance capital
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