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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

Skechers sponsors Los Angeles Marathon

Mar 21, 2019 / United States
US-based footwear giant returns as title sponsor for the 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, 24th of March. Skechers Performance Elite Athlete Weldon Kirui set to compete for record third victory at the race

Zouri, sneakers from the ocean

Mar 13, 2019 / Portugal
Zouri is an eco-vegan footwear brand that uses plastic trash from the Portuguese coast together with ecologic and sustainable materials

Asics launches recycling project for the Olympics

Feb 22, 2019 / Japan
Asics, Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner in the sporting goods category, launched the Asics Reborn Wear Project (ARWPJ) in January, aiming to offer a way to cheer for Tokyo 2020 Japan Olympic and Paralympic Team competitors

adidas focus on shoes made of recycled plastic waste

Jan 31, 2019 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear brands want to upscale production from five million pairs of shoes containing recycled plastic in 2018 to eleven million pairs in 2019

Merrell with the National Park Foundation

Jan 25, 2019 / United States
The American-based footwear brand has made a 25 000 US dollars pledge to the National Park Foundation, the official non-profit partner of the National Park Service
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