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Sustainability

Jane Wilson, Chairman of BFA: as one collective voice, we are much stronger

Premium ContentSep 16, 2022 / United Kingdom
We spoke with footwear veteran Jane Wilson, recently named Chairman of the British Footwear Association (BFA), about the role of the Association in the current challenging macroenvironment and the main challenges for the British footwear industry in the future

Louis Vuitton launches sustainable sneaker

Sep 9, 2022 / France
The French luxury Maison, owned by LVMH, released a new unisex version of the LV trainer made from 90% recycled and organic materials, designed by its late creative director Virgil Abloh

Burberry obtains SBTi approval for net-zero emissions target

Sep 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group, which is set on reaching net-zero emissions by 2040 by reducing them across operations and the supply chain, is the first luxury company to receive this approval

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

Sep 6, 2022 / CEC
The LIFE GreenShoes4All project partners are promoting a survey to assess the current situation regarding these topics in order to define future strategies to be implemented in companies

8000kicks launches waterproof hemp backpack

Sep 5, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand known for its waterproof hemp shoes has now introduced the Everyday hemp backpack, raising almost half a million euros in funding on the Kickstarter platform

Amazon's carbon emissions grew in 2021

Aug 26, 2022 / United States
The online retail giant reported an 18% increase year-over-year in planet-warming carbon emissions last year due to the surge in online sales during the COVID-19 pandemic

Puma to host sustainable fashion conference in London

Aug 23, 2022 / United Kingdom
The sports giant aims to discuss solutions for some of the fashion industry’s most pressing sustainability challenges such as waste, materials and climate change at a global event in September. Conference of the People will take place in London

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
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