World Footwear

CEC

Get to know the SciLED project

Jun 17, 2021 / European Union
SciLED is about Footwear in the 21st century: new skills for the design of drastically improved comfort, sustainable, fashion-oriented and scientifically-led products, while promoting collaboration towards innovation and technological transfer among universities, companies and research centres

Webinar: Helping your Footwear company move towards a Greener Production

May 31, 2021 / CEC
The partners of the GreenShoes4All project, funded by the European LIFE programme, is inviting the footwear industry to join a webinar organised within the framework of the European Green Week 2021

Professional training in the fashion industry under discussion in Europe

Apr 2, 2021 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) participated in a High-level Roundtable with European Commissioners Nicolas Schmit and Thierry Breton. Other Textile, Clothing and Leather stakeholders joined to discuss the industries’ perspective and best skills strategy to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and increase growth

5th edition of CEC's International Footwear Forum gathers 25 associations

Feb 5, 2021 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) organised the fifth edition of the International Footwear Forum (IFF) on the 2nd of February 2021. Held virtually, the IFF brought together 25 associations from 24 countries across the globe to discuss current common challenges for the footwear industry

DiaSHOE project: improving the quality of life of people with diabetes

Dec 15, 2020 / CEC
The European Footwear Confederation and its partners from Czechia, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Romania kicked off the new Erasmus+ project DiaSHOE, intended to support footwear manufacturers, patients, healthcare workers, and shoe-store clerks to tackle the issue through prevention and skills development

Success Road: social partners as key actors in assisting the transfer process of EU family business

Oct 28, 2020 / European Union
Last week, the Interreg Europe Success Road project consortium met virtually with Spanish public and private stakeholders to debate on the role of social partners in facilitating the transfer process of EU family businesses

LIFE GreenShoes4All: an European journey towards reducing the environmental impact of footwear products

Oct 14, 2020 / CEC
Two years after the launch of the project co-funded by the European Commission “Footwear environmental footprint category rules implementation and innovative green shoes ecodesign and recycling”, the consortium shared its achievements

New training programmes for TCLF occupations

Apr 1, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the European funded project Erasmus+ “Skills4Smart TCLF Industries 2030 Blueprint” in motion since early 2018 announced education and training programmes

First SciLed project workshop at Micam

Mar 5, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the Erasmus+ SciLed Knowledge Alliance organized their first public workshop during the Milan trade fair and first results achieved by the consortium were presented

Success Road: a new away of addressing succession

Dec 9, 2019 / European Union
The European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC) and its project partners from Greece, Spain, Lithuania and Poland have officially launched the project

European Research and Technology Network launched

Nov 29, 2019 / CEC
Under the auspice of the European Footwear Confederation (CEC), nine Footwear Technology Centres from across Europe have agreed to join forces to push forward the footwear research agenda in Europe

CEC: getting close to free access to Mercosur

Jul 23, 2019 / CEC
European footwear companies can start counting down to export their leather shoes to Mercosur countries free of import duties. Luís Onofre, CEC's President, comments the agreement

Luís Onofre takes on the Presidency of the CEC

May 24, 2019 / CEC
The President of APICCAPS will take the lead of the European Footwear Industry. Luís Onofre will succeed the Italian Cleto Sagripanti in a ceremony taking place in Porto today

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

The market needs ideas

May 21, 2019 / CEC
During the last edition of the World Footwear Congress in Naples we spoke with Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, and discussed the pressing issues of our industry
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