World Footwear

Sustainability

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Siro Badon: the online is a showcase of our products

Premium ContentJan 14, 2020 / Italy
We spoke with Siro Badon, President of Assocalzaturifici, to discuss some of the pressing issues of the moment within the footwear industry

LVMH names Hélène Valade Director of Environment

Jan 9, 2020 / France
French luxury group LVMH has just appointed Hélène Valade as Director of Environmental Development. The executive replaces Sylvie Bénard, who will retire after 26 years in office

Portuguese footwear industry with new sustainability plan

Jan 3, 2020 / Portugal
Back in December the Portuguese Footwear, Components, Leather Goods Manufacturers' Association (APICCAPS) has presented a new Action Plan focused on Sustainability

Top reasons to choose leather shoes

Dec 6, 2019 / Portugal
A new Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS video recalling some of the main reasons to buy leather shoes. A contribution to the current discussions about sustainable materials and products

Industry reacts to Vogue Business article

Nov 29, 2019 / European Union
The article titled Fashion's biodiversity problem was published on platform Vogue Business. Several industry bodies arguee it conveys misleading information

New Generation: meet Pedro Abrantes

Nov 27, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know the man behind ASPORTUGUESAS. From partnering with surfer McNamara to the participation in ModaLisboa and Portugal Fashion, learn the story of Pedro Abrantes

Zouri awarded at the Social Innovation Tournament

Nov 15, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based footwear company won the second prize in the special category for projects focusing on sustainable consumption and production

Prada with first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry

Nov 11, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury fashion house signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first Sustainability Linked Loan of the luxury goods industry

24 new companies join the Fashion Pact

Oct 29, 2019 / France
Signatory companies of the Fashion Pact have met in Paris for a first working meeting and 24 more companies joined the group

Ecco opens high-tech leather cutting plant in China

Oct 22, 2019 / China
According to Ecco, the new plant is amongst the most advanced cutting plants in the world with state-of-the-art technology and a reduced environmental footprint

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk aims at 2 million US dollars

Oct 18, 2019 / United States
California’s largest walk for children with special needs and education, the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk launches its second decade with a 2 million US dollars fundraising goal

Softwaves launches Green Edition

Oct 16, 2019 / Portugal
The goal of the brand specialized in the production of leather shoes is to reach new clients

VF Corp wants to mitigate the global climate crisis

Oct 7, 2019 / United States
With a new leader for Sustainability taking the reigns of the theme inside the group, VF continues their environemy oriented actions and says it is ready to lead the way towards new approaches

Portuguese Shoes' Environmental Manifesto

Oct 4, 2019 / Portugal
With the motto All you need is Less. Choose wisely, APICCAPS presented a new Manifesto. An Environmental Manifesto from Portuguese Shoes
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