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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

New qualifications for designers of sustainable footwear

Nov 25, 2022 / World
The Erasmus+ SHOEDES training project aimed at promoting initiatives towards sustainable product designers is calling out footwear designers, industry technicians and students to take part of the project by filling out training needs questionnaire

Ildemar Marchi de Almeida: sustainability is at the DNA of JBS Couros

Premium ContentNov 23, 2022 / Brazil
Today we share with you an interview with Ildemar Marchi de Almeida, CEO at Conceria Priante, JBS Couros's Research and Development Center. We have talked about leather, sustainability and market demands. Watch it all here

LVMH joins the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance

Nov 16, 2022 / France
The luxury group will be supporting the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance's Living Lab in Chad, which is developing a sustainable cotton production under a regenerative agroforestry system

Is your company producing green goods in an eco-friendly way? - LAST CALL

Nov 15, 2022 / CEC
This is the final opportunity to participate in the survey run by the LIFE GreenShoes4All project. The questionnaire is aimed to assess the current situation in order to define future strategies to be implemented in companies

Allbirds reduces carbon footprint by 12%

Nov 2, 2022 / United States
The Californian brand of sustainable footwear revealed that it cut by 12% the average product carbon footprint between 2020 and 2021. Allbirds intends to reduce it to near zero by 2030

Zara to launch Pre-Owned pilot project in the UK

Oct 26, 2022 / United Kingdom
This service, which will be launched on the 3rd of November, intends to help customers repair, resell or recycle their clothing. Zara's goal in the long term is to reduce its environmental impact

William Wong: to prove sustainability we need transparent traceability

Premium ContentOct 24, 2022 / Hong Kong
Today we bring you an interview with William Wong, President at Global Footwear Sustainability Summit and Vice President at Hong Kong Footwear Association. We have talked with William about what is going on the footwear industry nowadays

Decathlon changes name to 'Nolhtaced' in three Belgian cities

Oct 20, 2022 / France
The sporting goods retailer has changed its name to Nohltaced (Decathlon written backwards) in Evere, Namur and Ghent, for one month, as part of its campaign to promote reverse selling

UGG unveils boot made with regeneratively sourced materials

Oct 18, 2022 / United States
The Californian brand announced the launch of Classic Mini Regenerate. Available for adults and children, this boot is made with materials from Atkins Ranch, known for its regenerative practices

Timberland launches circular boot

Oct 14, 2022 / United States
Timberloop Utility Boots are the highlight of the new Fall/Winter 2022 Earthkeepers by RÆBURN collection, designed to be fully disassembled and recycled at the end of their useful life

Asics creates lowest ever CO2 emissions sneaker

Oct 13, 2022 / Japan
The Japan-based company has reportedly launched the sneaker with the lowest carbon footprint on the market, which represents a "significant leap forward in its commitment" to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050

Richard Blume: Sustainability is not going away

Premium ContentOct 6, 2022 / Sweden
Today we share with you a conversation with Richard Blume, Senior Sustainability Strategist at Natural Step. We have talked about leather as a material used by the footwear industry and reflected on the various sustainability topics. Watch the video
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