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Sustainability

Timberland unveils first sustainable collaboration with CLOT

Aug 10, 2022 / United States
The US-based casualwear brand and the Hong Kongese streetwear label have joined forces to create an Eastern culture-inspired capsule that uses only eco-innovative materials

Elias Gröndal: the European footwear industry will be very strong

Premium ContentAug 1, 2022 / Sweden
Today we spoke with Elias Gröndal, founder and CEO of the online footwear sourcing platform FindSourcing, now Resourced. We discussed some of the main topics impacting the footwear industry at the moment. Watch the video with our conversation

Sustainability by Catarina Midby: we have to change now

Premium ContentJul 27, 2022 / Sweden
Today we bring you an interview with Catarina Midby, expert in Communication and engagement in fashion, sustainability and innovation. With 2 decades of experience in the fashion industry, Catarina has been focused on trends, communication, sustainability and entrepreneurship and we talk about those today

Italy: being good at production alone no longer suffices

Jul 26, 2022 / Italy
Amid a challenging macro-environment, digitalization and sustainability emerged as priorities for the future of the footwear industry at the annual meeting of Assocalzaturifici held in Bologna

Gucci partners with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Jul 15, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based fashion House announced that it became a strategic partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to accelerate its commitments towards a more circular economy

EU and New Zealand conclude talks on free trade agreement

Jul 14, 2022 / European Union
The deal, to which negotiations started in June 2018, is the first one to integrate the EU's new approach of using trade to promote sustainable development

Coats acquires footwear materials specialist Texon

Jul 13, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based industrial thread manufacturer acquired the developer of structural component materials Texon for 237 million USD to strengthen its presence in the athleisure footwear market

Complexity of a shoe must be considered for a successful green transition

Jul 12, 2022 / European Union
The European social partners of the textiles, clothing, leather, and footwear (TCLF) sectors adopted a joint statement calling for action to ensure a successful green and digital transition

AMF shares innovative solutions with the industry

Jul 8, 2022 / Portugal
The safety footwear Portuguese company held a demonstration action to introduce solutions which have, or will have, an impact on the future of the footwear industry and our planet as well

Zèta: we are always on the lookout for new waste to recycle

Premium ContentJul 7, 2022 / France
We spoke with Laure Babin, the CEO of the zero-waste sneakers brand Zèta. Made exclusively from recycled, vegan and recyclable materials, the shoes are designed in Bordeaux, manufactured in Portugal and sold only across Europe to reduce the carbon footprint

Portuguese Savana launches NEW.VE

Jun 24, 2022 / Portugal
The company specialized in the production of children’s footwear has just launched at the latest edition of Expo Riva the eco-friendly brand New.Ve (New Version of the World)

Dr. Martens launches trial resale scheme

Jun 10, 2022 / United Kingdom
The British footwear brand announced that it will partner up with Depop, a European online second-hand marketplace, in a trial programme to sell repaired and refurbished shoes

Vivobarefoot partners with kids wear rental service Bundlee

Jun 7, 2022 / United Kingdom
The sustainable footwear brand established an exclusive partnership with Bundlee, a UK based-rental platform for children’s clothing, which is for the first time expanding into footwear

Webinar GreenShoes4all: Ecodesign, Environmental Footprint Calculation and Recycling

May 27, 2022 / Webinars
This event is part of the European Green Week 2022, named EU Green Deal - Make it Real. A week that aims to bring together and promote collaboration between the parties and citizens, to contribute to an environment with zero waste and no toxic substances

Sustainable sneaker start-up Psudo raises 3 million USD

May 25, 2022 / United States
The US-based sneaker brand announced that completed a three million USD seed financing round led by SternAegis Ventures, who acted as placement agent
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