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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

Europe promotes recycled plastics market

Jan 10, 2019 / European Union
The European Commission launched an alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain as part of its efforts to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled plastics and stimulate market innovation

European footwear focused on increasing sustainability

Dec 10, 2018 / CEC
The kick-off meeting of the project LIFE GreenShoes4All, gathering several key European stakeholders, took place in Porto last week

Foot Locker gathers the industry

Nov 1, 2018 / United States
The US athletic industry got together for the occasion of the 18th Annual On Our Feet Fundraising Gala, organised by the Foot Locker Foundation

Aldo: first fashion company certified as climate neutral

Oct 2, 2018 / Canada
South Pole, a developer of climate action projects, certified the Also Group as climate neutral, making makes Aldo the first fashion footwear and accessories company in the world to be certified in this area

Skechers helps children in need

Sep 21, 2018 / Puerto Rico
Distribution of 15 000 pairs of shoes to children impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is the latest in the company’s donation of 15 million pairs of new shoes to kids worldwide

Kate Spade supporting suicide prevention and mental health

Jun 20, 2018 / United States
The Kate Spade New York Foundation will donate 1 million US dollars to suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes. This announcement follows the death of the company co-founder, at the beginning of the month

Skechers gives back to community

Mar 6, 2018 / United States
The US-based footwear giant gave more than 1.5 million US dollars to Children with Special Needs and Education
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