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Step to Sustainability promotes debate on sustainable footwear production

Aug 3, 2016 / European Union
The European Project Step to Sustainability presented its findings in a Final Conference during the latest edition of the GDS trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on the 28th of July

Workshop Green Shoes for a Sustainable Life to be presented at GDS

Jul 5, 2016 / CEC
From the 26th to the 28th of July trade visitors from the shoe sector will be able to learn about the current trends and innovations revolving around shoes and accessories at the Düsseldorf trade fair

UNIDO signs e-learning software agreement with Pakistan

Jun 30, 2016 / Pakistan
The UN body has officially signed a co-operation agreement with officials from Pakistan at the Expert Panel meeting in Mwanza on the 22nd of June

Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year announced

Jun 23, 2016 / United Kingdom
15 finalists from the Universities of Northampton, De Montfort and University of the Arts London presented their portfolios as part of the Cordwainer Footwear Student of the Year Competition

Church competition with four winners

May 17, 2016 / United Kingdom
With this sponsorship from Church & Co students will see their footwear designs come to life

Toms to donate 3 million pairs of shoes

May 13, 2016 / United States
The initiative occurs integrated in the partnership with Children International and is aimed to assist kids in need

Bangladesh leather industry focus on training

May 11, 2016 / Bangladesh
The Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) is being implemented for the leather sector. With this new deal the local entities are expecting to boost productivity

FFANY names winners of scholarship

Apr 28, 2016 / United States
The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and Arsutoria School in Milan have announced the winners and finalists of the 2016 Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship

Keen’s grant for the Oregon Ballot Initiative

Apr 1, 2016 / United States
The Oregon-based footwear manufacturer has made a 10.000 US dollars contribution to Oregon’s Outdoor School for All, a statewide initiative working to ensure the future of Outdoor School

Hüseyin Çetin, TASD President, live on World Footwear

Feb 16, 2016 / Turkey
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in Turkey, we spoke to the President of the Footwear Industrialists Association of Turkey (TASD)

Nike grants 1.6 million US dollars to support students

Feb 8, 2016 / United States
Nike and the Nike School Innovation Fund awarded a total of 1.6 million US dollars in grants to 71 Oregon high schools

Kevin Plank donates 5 million US dollars to the Baltimore community

Feb 3, 2016 / United States
Under Armour's CEO donation is aimed to the new East Baltimore community center. The US-based footwear giant is also contributing with 1.3 million US dollars

High-End Shoe project announces first outcomes

Jan 21, 2016 / CEC
The European Erasmus+ project aims to provide innovative training for the luxury footwear segment helping European companies to enhance the manufacturing of high-end footwear in Europe, an object of desire by worldwide consumers

Foot Locker and Pensole in collaboration

Jan 20, 2016 / United States
The US-based footwear giant and the specialized footwear design academy get together as part of the initiative Fuel the Future of Footwear

Exhibition shows footwear designed for people with cerebral palsy

Jan 11, 2016 / Portugal
In total there are 12 prototypes of shoes, boots and sneakers, all designed bearing in mind the needs of people with cerebral palsy, and incorporating the concerns with the aesthetics
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