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adidas plans to make shoes and clothing using plastic waste from the ocean

Apr 24, 2015 / Germany
The Germany-based group announced a partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the oceans

The North Face will roll out recycling program to all its stores

Apr 23, 2015 / United States
The Clothes The Loop campaign is set to hit stores and social media diverting used apparel and footwear away from landfills

Asics is Tokyo 2020’s 10th Gold Partner

Apr 13, 2015 / Japan
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee welcomed ASICS Corporation as its tenth Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner, in the category “Sporting Goods" (Sports Apparel & Sports Equipment)

Bata Shoe Museum announces digital initiative

Apr 10, 2015 / Canada
As part of the celebrations of its 20th anniversary the Toronto-based museum is launching The World at Your Feet: A Global Mapping Project

The impacts of an ageing population in the footwear industry

Apr 7, 2015 / Portugal
The study Footwear Consumer 2030 predicts that in the next 15 years the demographic structure of the word population will continue to change influencing the decisions behind footwear production

New footwear workshop opened at the University of Northampton

Apr 1, 2015 / United Kingdom
Footwear designer students will have available a new workshop and degree programme

Crocs releases 2014 sustainability report

Mar 26, 2015 / United States
The third annual report provides an update on the company's sustainability-related accomplishments and objectives in the areas of Workplace & Supply Chain, Environment, and Community & Employee Engagement

New crowdfunding platform uses shoes as currency

Feb 9, 2015 / United States
Funds2Orgs, a for-profit social enterprise, launched the initiative Shoe Funding through their website allowing any user to raise funds for a special endeavor by collecting new and gently used shoes

UGG raises 125 000 US dollars for charity

Jan 12, 2015 / United States
UGG partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of America for the fifth consecutive year, raising more than 100 000 US dollars for the organization

DSW donates 75 000 US dollars to charity

Jan 2, 2015 / United States
As part of the Shoe Lovers Care Leave Your Mark campaign, a donation will be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, the winner of the competition

Two Ten Footwear with record-breaking fundraising

Dec 12, 2014 / United States
During the foundation’s 75th anniversary celebration 2.7 million US dollars were raised

Famous online celebrity shoe auction kicks off

Nov 4, 2014 / United Kingdom
The Small Steps project is a humanitarian organization that raises money for children and families living on rubbish dumps. Their annual online fundraising shoe auction is the biggest in the world

TOMS and Target team up for a charitable lifestyle collection

Nov 3, 2014 / United States
Blake Mycoskie, TOM’s founder, has announced the partnership with a video where he admits his excitement with the deal. The new products will be  available in stores on November 16th, just in time for the holidays

Skechers donates hundreds of shoes

Sep 11, 2014 / United States
Skechers and Meijer teamed up to give away new pairs of Bobs from Skechers shoes to 1 000 Indianapolis children in need, during a day spent at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center
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