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Sustainability

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

RE:GROUND: the sneaker made with recycled coffee grounds

May 16, 2022 / Portugal
In partnership with Nespresso, Zèta created a sneaker that uses recycled coffee grounds, inspired by the principles of zero-waste, eco-design and French style. The sneakers are made in Portugal

Timberland launches first full circular shoe

May 5, 2022 / United States
In addition to unveiling the first footwear model, Timberloop Trekker City Hiker, designed for full circularity, the brand is expanding its product take-back programme into some European markets

Licence for Greenwash: false promise for certification continues

May 2, 2022 / World
The report Licence for Greenwash shows that a majority of sustainability certification schemes fail to meet their promise and represent, at best, a sophisticated form of greenwashing

Ambitious launches first 100% ecological model

May 2, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand has unveiled CAP, an entirely ecological model whose components are either recycled or present an eco-friendly approach

UGG releases second carbon-neutral collection

Apr 29, 2022 / United States
The brand has unveiled its second carbon-neutral collection for the Spring/Summer of 2022. By fall, it will release the first Classic style with sheepskin sourced from regenerative agriculture farms

Golden Goose partners up with Coronet

Apr 27, 2022 / Italy
The luxury sneaker brand and the Milan-based producer of synthetic and plant-based leather alternatives are opening a shared R&D centre in Milan to develop sustainable solutions

Puma launches testing phase of Re:Suede experiment

Apr 26, 2022 / Germany
The company has started distributing the 500 pairs of its experimental biodegradable model to participants in Germany to determine if it will endure everyday use and biodegrade properly

Covestro: towards a climate-neutral future

Premium ContentApr 22, 2022 / Germany
We spoke with Tony Wu, Global Product Manager for Textile Coatings, and Dr. Dirk Achten, Head of Modern Coatings & Adhesive Technologies, to discuss how sustainability and innovation fuel the company’s growth, and which solutions best serve the footwear industry

Caleres on track to meet ESG targets by 2025

Apr 21, 2022 / United States
The footwear group published its 2021 environmental, social, governance (ESG) report, sharing. Some ESG commitments have already been achieved

Crocs appoints first Vice President and Global Head of Sustainability

Apr 20, 2022 / United States
The company named Deanna Bratter for the newly created role of Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability. The appointment reinforces Crocs commitment to achieve net-zero by 2030
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