World Footwear

Environment

Digital and sustainability at the core of the footwear industry

Apr 2, 2019 / World
The worldwide footwear industry will be gathered in Naples from the 3rd to the 5th of April to discuss the thematic of Digitalisation and Sustainability in the Footwear Industry

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

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

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

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

VF Corporation with new sustainability & responsibility strategy

Dec 12, 2017 / United States
The North Carolina-based lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories company announced its new global sustainability and responsibility strategy, Made for Change. VF aims to lead industrywide environmental and social improvements

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?

Brands producing ethical footwear

May 17, 2017 / World
In the competitive industry of footwear, brands like Indosole and Ethletlic standout in the market for being ethical producers

Asics rewarded for sustainability efforts

Apr 25, 2017 / United States
The worldwide-known sportswear brand was been awarded with the EPA's ENERGY STAR and announces plans for new sustainability projects

Reebok presents plant-based footwear

Apr 5, 2017 / United States
Global fitness brand Reebok announced its Cotton + Corn sustainable products initiative, which will bring plant-based footwear to the market later this year

adidas unveils new biodegradable footwear

Nov 30, 2016 / Germany
The Germany-based sportswear giant continues its focus on sustainability and now has presented its Futurecraft Biofabric shoe, which will be biodegradable

Step to Sustainability promotes debate on sustainable footwear production

Aug 3, 2016 / European Union
The European Project Step to Sustainability presented its findings in a Final Conference during the latest edition of the GDS trade fair, held in Dusseldorf on the 28th of July

adidas removes plastic bags from its own retail stores

Apr 27, 2016 / Germany
The Germany-based group has announced it will eliminate approximately 70 million plastic shopping bags per year, another step in its sustainability strategy

adidas launches recycling initiative

Oct 2, 2015 / Germany
The Sport Infinity is a three-year research program aimed at developing soccer cleats that can be repeatedly recycled, use no chemical adhesives and create no waste

Outer Shoes environmental cause

Sep 23, 2015 / Brazil
Shoes sold in their chain of  stores will be converted into seedlings. Special collection was launched to stimulate sales
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