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Crocs is giving away 10.000 pairs of shoes a day to health care workers

May 11, 2021 / United States
Between the 10th and the 14th of May, the brand will give away 10.000 pairs of Crocs at Workshoes per day to frontline healthcare workers who continue to provide comfort in the communities

Kering sponsors renovation of the courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence

Mar 19, 2021 / Italy
The France-based holding company Kering is sponsoring the renovation of the Michelozzo courtyard of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, an important symbol of the Renaissance capital

VF named one of the world’s most ethical companies

Feb 24, 2021 / United States
The recognition by Ethisphere honours those companies that outstand in leading, making values-based decisions and overall commitment to integrity. This was the fifth consecutive year VF Corporation got the nomination

Zouri: footwear with apple peels in children's version

Feb 22, 2021 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand launched a new collection of footwear for children. This time Zouri is using apple peels as a material to make shoes

Skechers donates 6 million US dollars to save dogs and cats

Feb 18, 2021 / United States
Through sales of its BOBS from Skechers collection, the sportswear giant has helped save and support more than one million shelter dogs and cats in the United States and Canada

New Generation: meet Humbs

Feb 12, 2021 / Portugal
Two friends. Hugo Stevens and Miguel Tavares. One with a background in Marketing, the other with a background in Mechanical Engineering. A street market gave them the motivation and HUMBS was born

Tapestry named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Jan 28, 2021 / United States
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has ranked Tapestry as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”. Having achieved a score of 100% on HRC’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, Tapestry earns this designation for the 7th consecutive year

Merrell and Big Brothers Big Sisters in partnership

Jan 20, 2021 / United States
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) and Merrell are joining forces in a multi-year partnership focused in harnessing the power of being outside, while making it more accessible to more youth. Partnership is on in the US and Canada

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
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