World Footwear

Sustainability

Inspiramais talks of design and sustainability in the fashion industry

Feb 2, 2023 / Brazil
The latest edition of Inspiramais unveiled over a thousand innovative and sustainable materials while promoting significant discussions about sustainability and design in the fashion industry

Savana launches Braille & Sustainability project

Jan 30, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese company specialized in the production of children's footwear won the competition Metal Show with the development of a boot for blind children made from sustainable materials

Portuguese footwear invests in a new generation of products

Jan 23, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear cluster aims to be an international benchmark in the development of sustainable solutions. With that in mind, 50 new products "with a better ecological footprint" are in the pipeline for the next three years

Upcoming edition of Inspiramais to focus on sustainability

Jan 20, 2023 / Brazil
To meet the growing demand of more conscious consumers, the exhibition centred on design and innovation, to be held from the 24th to the 25th of January 2023, will focus on sustainability

Rosana Perán Bazán (Fice & Pikolinos): price is a short-term advantage but added value is forever

Premium ContentJan 3, 2023 / Spain
Watch the interview with Rosana Perán Bazán, FICE President & Grupo Pikolinos Vice-President. We had a nice conversation with Rosana to understand the state of the footwear industry in Spain, and discuss some of the pressing issues of the footwear industry

Portuguese Shoe Museum hosts exhibition on sustainability

Jan 2, 2023 / Portugal
The exhibition 'Trend or Future? Footwear and Sustainability' introduces the public to materials, products and innovative actions that point towards a more sustainable footwear production

Maria Eugenia Errobidarte: greenwashing will slowly start to disappear

Premium ContentDec 27, 2022 / United Kingdom
Get to know Maria Eugenia Errobidarte, Director of Insight @ HYPEBEAST (platform for contemporary culture and lifestyle), who has been working on projects focusing on luxury fashion

Marita Moreno opens sustainable concept store

Dec 22, 2022 / Portugal
Downtown Porto is the new home of the sustainably-focused Portuguese brand. Located at the Village by BOA Hotel, at Bonjardim street, the space features an assortment of various brands curated by Marita Moreno

Portuguese Belcinto is a champion of sustainability

Dec 12, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather goods company was distinguished by its sustainability practices with the European Sustainability Award for small and medium enterprises (SME EnterPRIZE award)

Circularity is an opportunity for luxury

Dec 12, 2022 / World
Along with the continuing digital revolution of the metaverse and Web3, the transition towards a circular economic model is an unparalleled opportunity for luxury goods companies, says Deloitte

Bata launches shoe collection made with recycled plastic bottles

Dec 7, 2022 / Switzerland
The footwear group has introduced the latest collection from its Power brand. Dubbed Love Ocean, it highlights Bata’s concerns about plastic waste polluting the oceans

Portuguese footwear industry to invest 600 million euros in the next 8 years

Dec 5, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) has unveiled the new Strategic Plan of the Footwear Cluster 2030, setting in motion another decade of growth

Spanish Camper launches Wabi slipper made with regenerative wool

Dec 2, 2022 / Spain
The Mallorca-based footwear company teamed up with a local material supplier to recreate the 22-years old Wabi slipper model using regenerative wool locally sourced and processed on the island

Ellen Schmidt-Delvin: we are all looking to Europe to show us the next innovation

Premium ContentNov 30, 2022 / United States
Today we are sharing with you an interview with Ellen Schmidt-Delvin, Cofounder and Executive Director, University of Oregon. We have talked with Ellen about traceability, sustainability and innovation and all pressing issues of the footwear industry

Havaianas expands ReCycle initiative in Asia

Nov 30, 2022 / Brazil
The Havaianas Asia Pacific (APAC) division has committed to collecting 10% of the total sold flip-flops using Recycle stations in-stores across the region by 2030
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