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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

Open your Mind

Nov 5, 2019 / European Union
This is the name of a new project launched at European level with an aim to attract young talents to the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) industries

Record-breaking amount raised by Skechers

Oct 30, 2019 / United States
During its 11th edition of the Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk more than 2 million US dollars in were raised for children with special needs and students

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

UNIC with worldwide leather campaign

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
The National Tanning Industry Union in Italy is launching a campaign focusing on communicating the advantages and benefits of using leather

Vans launches shoe customization contest

Sep 6, 2019 / United States
The company's first global shoe customization competition aims to enable creative expression worldwide. Grand prize totals 25 000 US dollars with the shoe design being produced and sold by Vans

Nordstrom gives away 25 000 pairs of shoes

Aug 22, 2019 / United States
The Seattle-based retailer is teaming up with its customers and the non-profit Shoes That Fit to deliver 25 000 pairs of shoes to kids in need for their return to school

Uniqlo to switch from plastic to paper bags

Jul 22, 2019 / Japan
Japanese-based retailer announced it will be using paper shopping bags instead of the plastic bags from September onwards. With this move, the company is joining the global initiatives to address one of the most important environmental issues: plastic pollution

Storytelling and customer's loyalty by El Naturalista's Juan De La Peña

Jul 9, 2019 / Spain
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Juan De La Peña from footwear brand El Naturalista

Puma commits to 35% reduction in carbon emissions

Jul 5, 2019 / Germany
Germany-based sports company Puma aims for a 35% reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a target which was approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi)

Prada launches bag made with recycled plastic

Jun 26, 2019 / Italy
Prada launched a pioneering new project, Re-Nylon, introducing a sustainable line of the iconic Prada bag silhouettes executed in a unique new regenerated nylon, the ECONYL

adidas employees run to preserve the oceans

Jun 19, 2019 / Germany
The Herzogenaurach team of the sportswear giant adidas has organised an activity to raise awareness for the oceans and the importance of fighting pollution

France to ban destruction of unsold goods

Jun 7, 2019 / France
The country's Prime Minister announced draft legislation to ban the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products. The new measure would oblige brands to donate or recycle unsold goods

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

adidas continues fight against marine plastic pollution

May 31, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant announce a global initiative to be set on World Oceans Day (8th of June) with the goal of raising 1.5 million US dollars to fight marine plastic pollution
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