World Footwear

Environment

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

Sustainability by a vegetarian businesswoman

Jun 4, 2019 / Portugal
Ana Vasconcelos defines herself as self-made woman in a men’s world. She entered company Belcinto in 1975, after the death of its founder, her father. Since then she has been living and breathing leather goods while being proudly vegetarian

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

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
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