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Aldo and Global Citizen team up to drive access to education

Nov 30, 2017 / Canada
Aldo, a global player in fashion footwear and accessories, is joining forces with Global Citizen, an international advocacy organization. As a result, a limited edition of the Mx. sneakers is being launched to take a stand on equal access to education with their Give Back, Move Forward campaign

Skechers raises 1.8 million US dollars for kids

Nov 13, 2017 / United States
The 9th edition of Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk raised more than 1.8 million US dollars for children with special needs and education, exceeding its goal. The walk reached a new record with more than 13 000 walkers and participants

Pink is the new Timberland's color

Oct 9, 2017 / United States
The US-based manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear just released pink boots in support of breast cancer awareness

Foot Locker donating thousands of new shoes

Oct 3, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear giant is donating new shoes to nearly 5 000 underprivileged L.A. children at Fred Jordan Missions annual back-to-school giveaway

Wolverine commits over 2.5 million US dollars to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Sep 6, 2017 / United States
The US-based company has announced it will allocate over 2.6 million US dollars to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts through financial, footwear and apparel donations

Ross Stores joins Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Sep 1, 2017 / United States
The California-based retailer has announced a 400 000 US dollars donation to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for the thousands of people impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Dr. Martens boots recalled due to hazard involved

Sep 1, 2017 / United States
Dr. Martens recalled more than 30 000 vegan boots in the United States and Canada after discovering that the shoes could expose users to the toxic chemical benzidine

DSW gives back to the community

Aug 5, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear and accessories retailer announced a new campaign of its Shoe Lovers Care Leave Your Mark program. DSW associates nominated eight family-focused non-profit organizations for this campaign

Sustainability is key for footwear companies

May 29, 2017 / World
Recycling, using eco-friendly materials and providing good working conditions. Are we there yet? What can companies in this industry do to be more sustainable?

How a shoe that grows can fight diseases

May 16, 2017 / World
Developing countries offer interesting opportunities for business innovation and growth. Kenton Lee created a shoe that grows, in order to make safer and healthier children who are exposed to soil-transmitted diseases

2 trends to watch in footwear

May 12, 2017 / World
Giving back to society and establishing valuable partnerships are two trends that benefit the image of footwear brands. TOMS is an example of a shoe company intrinsically associated with the idea of helping out people

Timberland transforms recycled plastic bottles into shoes and bags

Mar 9, 2017 / United States
Global outdoor lifestyle brand has teamed up with Thread, a manufacturer of sustainable fabrics, to transform plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti into a collection of footwear, bags and T-shirts

Steph Curry helps donate 20 000 shoes to children in Congo

Mar 3, 2017 / United States
The basketball player has made use of his public recognition to help Liberty University collect over 20 000 shoes for children in Africa

Nordstrom announces its largest-ever donation

Feb 6, 2017 / United States
Donation is to be made from Treasure&Bond, the company's give-back brand that donates 2.5% of net sales to nonprofit organizations empowering youth

Vans with 50 000 US dollars high school program

Jan 30, 2017 / United States
The US-based footwear manufacturer is sponsoring its eighth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition, inviting high school art students to embrace creativity
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