World Footwear

Sustainability

Portuguese JAK secures foreign investment

Mar 6, 2023 / Portugal
Maisons Julien et Kelly Dassault (MJKD) has formalized a seed investment in the Portuguese unisex sneakers company to support its internationalization efforts

Upcoming edition of CICB to focus on traceability in the leather's value chain

Mar 6, 2023 / Brazil
The CICB Sustainability Forum 2023, scheduled to take place on the 8th of March, at the Fimec fair, in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil, will discuss the paths for traceability in the leather industry

Dr. Martens launches deadstock collection

Mar 3, 2023 / United Kingdom
The British label has launched the Made in England Deadstock collection, using high-quality surplus leathers from a range of tanneries, as part of the company’s waste reduction commitment

EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius applauds the Portuguese Shoes Green Pact initiative

Feb 28, 2023 / Portugal
At the ceremony that introduced the Green Pact for the Portuguese footwear and leather goods cluster to the public, the Commissioner welcomed the initiative, which is “very much in line” with the goals of the European Union on this matter

International buyers back at MICAM in full force

Feb 24, 2023 / Italy
Buyers numbers at the last edition of the international footwear trade fair increased by 25% over the previous edition, with about half of them visiting from abroad

CICB Sustainability Forum 2023 to debate traceability

Feb 23, 2023 / Brazil
Under the umbrella “paths to traceability”, the tanning industry's event is scheduled to take place on the 8th of March 2023 at the Fimec Fair, in Novo Hamburgo (RS), Brazil

EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius endorses Green Pact for the Portuguese footwear cluster

Feb 21, 2023 / Portugal
On the 24th of February, the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries will chair the ceremony that will publicly launch the Green Pact for the Portuguese footwear and leather goods cluster

MICAM to host 988 brands in the upcoming edition

Feb 17, 2023 / Italy
The international footwear trade show, which will be held from the 19th to the 22nd of February at Fiera Milano Rho, in Milan, will feature a total of 988 brands, including 451 foreign exhibitors

Next UITIC Congress to focus on sustainability and innovation

Feb 16, 2023 / UITIC Congress 2023
The 21st edition of the UITIC Congress, which will take place from the 20th to the 22nd of September 2023 in Milan and Vigevano, will address the relation between sustainability and innovation

Saye posts a revenue increase of 20% in 2022

Feb 15, 2023 / Spain
The sustainable sneakers brand reached 6.7 million euros in revenue last year, up by 20% over 2021, which reflects a positive performance albeit below previous forecasts

Neonyt and FASHN ROOMS join forces in Düsseldorf

Feb 6, 2023 / Germany
The two independent trade shows, which took place from the 28th to the 30th of January in Düsseldorf, launched the first-ever joint conference format on fashion and sustainability

Inspiramais talks of design and sustainability in the fashion industry

Feb 2, 2023 / Brazil
The latest edition of Inspiramais unveiled over a thousand innovative and sustainable materials while promoting significant discussions about sustainability and design in the fashion industry

Savana launches Braille & Sustainability project

Jan 30, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese company specialized in the production of children's footwear won the competition Metal Show with the development of a boot for blind children made from sustainable materials

Portuguese footwear invests in a new generation of products

Jan 23, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear cluster aims to be an international benchmark in the development of sustainable solutions. With that in mind, 50 new products "with a better ecological footprint" are in the pipeline for the next three years

Upcoming edition of Inspiramais to focus on sustainability

Jan 20, 2023 / Brazil
To meet the growing demand of more conscious consumers, the exhibition centred on design and innovation, to be held from the 24th to the 25th of January 2023, will focus on sustainability
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