World Footwear

Sustainability

Chanel invests in company focused on sustainable materials

Jun 13, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury brand has invested in a chemistry firm that's exploring ways silk could replace chemicals used in clothing manufacturing

Sustainability by a vegetarian businesswoman

Jun 4, 2019 / Portugal
Ana Vasconcelos defines herself as self-made woman in a men’s world. She entered company Belcinto in 1975, after the death of its founder, her father. Since then she has been living and breathing leather goods while being proudly vegetarian

Asics releases 2018 sustainability report

Jun 4, 2019 / Japan
The Japan-based sportswear giant has released its 2018 Sustainability Report, summarizing the company’s progress towards medium and long-term sustainability targets, its ASICS Sustainability Vision

All the answers at the World Footwear Congress

May 23, 2019 / CEC
The footwear industry gathered in Naples last month to discuss the pressing issues of the moment and to try to anticipate the challenges of tomorrow. Watch some of their ideas here

Bolflex's focus on recycled and vegan materials

May 10, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based company specialized in footwear components has just launched into the market new vegan and recycled products. Currently, the company's business model is based on three keywords: reduce, reuse and recycle

This is Charlie, Belcinto's first travel bag

Apr 23, 2019 / Portugal
Charlie was Belcinto's first travel bag. Robust, durable and trustworthy are the words used by the company to describe a product which has been in use for decades
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