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Leather Industry calls for the suspension of the Higg Index Score for Leather

Oct 15, 2020 / World
The global leather industry has formally asked the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to suspend the score the non-profit organisation applies to leather in its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI)

12th Annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk turns into a virtual event

Oct 15, 2020 / United States
Notwithstanding the COVID-19 reality the fundraising campaign for kids will continue and the aim I to raise 2 million US dollars as it transforms its popular annual beach event into a celebration of its sponsors and community

Ecco and Danish partners together in PU recycling project

Oct 15, 2020 / Denmark
A cross-sector consortium, including the Danish Technological Institute, Ecco and some other Danish companies, was set out to answer the question: Is it possible to recycle polyurethane and turn the waste product into a valuable resource instead?

Timberland raises sustainability goals

Sep 2, 2020 / United States
Timberland’s products are now aimed to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030. To achieve it all products will be designed for circularity and made from natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture

Famous Footwear in partnership with Ticket to Dream Foundation

Aug 10, 2020 / United States
Famous Footwear, a nationwide chain of retail stores in the United States dealing in branded footwear, is a division of the St. Louis-based Caleres and maintains more than 1 125 storefronts. Ticket to Dream is now its official national charity partner

Overcube offers surgical gowns to the National Health Service

Jun 16, 2020 / Portugal
The first solidarity initiative by the Portuguese-based company raised 2 374 euros, which allowed the purchase of 970 gowns that will help protect health professionals who are on the front line fighting the Coronavirus

VF’s CEO sends memo to employees comparing racism to virus

Jun 4, 2020 / United States
In a letter sent to all employees entitled “Racism is another virus to eradicate” VF Chairman, President and CEO Steve Rendle compared racism to the coronavirus pandemic

Don't do it campaign by Nike

Jun 3, 2020 / United States
The sportswear giant took a stand against racism with the Don't do it campaign, a twist in its famous catchy phrase, Just do it, as protests against police brutality spread across the US

Wock's solidarity initiative

May 8, 2020 / Portugal
Under the motto We are for you (Somos por ti in Portuguese), professional footwear company Wock has joined the efforts to fight the Covid-19 impacts and will donate 3000 pairs of shoes to healthcare professionals

Ross Stores donates 1.5 million US dollars to Covid-19 relief efforts

May 1, 2020 / United States
The department store chain has explained how they are contributing to assist with the Covid-19 relief efforts

Overcube offers medical gowns

Apr 29, 2020 / Portugal
“Together We Are the Solution” is the name of the initiative that marks the first solidarity project of OvercubeCollectiva, the social responsibility area of digital platform Overcube

Dickies to make 3.4 million isolation gowns for health care workers

Apr 20, 2020 / United States
Legacy workwear brand, Dickies, and parent company, VF, announced the beginning of the production of medical gowns for US healthcare workers

The North Face commits 1 million US dollars to Covid-19 efforts

Apr 16, 2020 / United States
The company is joining the fight against Covid-19 pandemic with the donation of 1 million US dollars through its social advocacy platform. North Face is also donating 60 000 gloves

Nike turns Nike Air into PPE

Apr 16, 2020 / United States
The sportswear giant has teamed up with the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to come up with Personal Protective Equipment in the form of full-face shields and powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) lenses

Nike announces new round of Covid-19 donations

Apr 10, 2020 / United States
Including the new donation, Nike’s leaders, the Nike Foundation and Nike have committed more than 17 million US dollars to Covid-19 response efforts around the world
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