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Environment

Vapesol obtains a new environmental certification

Jan 9, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese sole manufacturer has obtained the RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) certification for its soles and renewed the GRS (Global Recycled Standard) certification for several of its products

Inditex will invest at least 10 million euros to restore ecosystems

Dec 29, 2022 / Spain
The Spanish-based fashion group has signed a three-year partnership agreement with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to support nine of the organization's conservation projects

Portuguese Belcinto is a champion of sustainability

Dec 12, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese leather goods company was distinguished by its sustainability practices with the European Sustainability Award for small and medium enterprises (SME EnterPRIZE award)

Circularity is an opportunity for luxury

Dec 12, 2022 / World
Along with the continuing digital revolution of the metaverse and Web3, the transition towards a circular economic model is an unparalleled opportunity for luxury goods companies, says Deloitte

Bata launches shoe collection made with recycled plastic bottles

Dec 7, 2022 / Switzerland
The footwear group has introduced the latest collection from its Power brand. Dubbed Love Ocean, it highlights Bata’s concerns about plastic waste polluting the oceans

Spanish Camper launches Wabi slipper made with regenerative wool

Dec 2, 2022 / Spain
The Mallorca-based footwear company teamed up with a local material supplier to recreate the 22-years old Wabi slipper model using regenerative wool locally sourced and processed on the island

Havaianas expands ReCycle initiative in Asia

Nov 30, 2022 / Brazil
The Havaianas Asia Pacific (APAC) division has committed to collecting 10% of the total sold flip-flops using Recycle stations in-stores across the region by 2030

LVMH joins the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance

Nov 16, 2022 / France
The luxury group will be supporting the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance's Living Lab in Chad, which is developing a sustainable cotton production under a regenerative agroforestry system

UGG unveils boot made with regeneratively sourced materials

Oct 18, 2022 / United States
The Californian brand announced the launch of Classic Mini Regenerate. Available for adults and children, this boot is made with materials from Atkins Ranch, known for its regenerative practices

Asics creates lowest ever CO2 emissions sneaker

Oct 13, 2022 / Japan
The Japan-based company has reportedly launched the sneaker with the lowest carbon footprint on the market, which represents a "significant leap forward in its commitment" to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050

Vapesol launches recycled nitrile gloves soles

Sep 26, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese soles manufacturer partnered up with RACLAC, the only producer of nitrile examination gloves in Europe, to create recycled nitrile gloves soles

Swiss On presents first-ever carbon emission shoe

Sep 22, 2022 / Switzerland
In collaboration with LanzaTech, Borealis, and Technip Energies, the sportswear brand created the Cloudprime sneaker using carbon emissions as a raw material to reduce the brand's carbon footprint

Burberry obtains SBTi approval for net-zero emissions target

Sep 6, 2022 / United Kingdom
The UK-based group, which is set on reaching net-zero emissions by 2040 by reducing them across operations and the supply chain, is the first luxury company to receive this approval

Puma to host sustainable fashion conference in London

Aug 23, 2022 / United Kingdom
The sports giant aims to discuss solutions for some of the fashion industry’s most pressing sustainability challenges such as waste, materials and climate change at a global event in September. Conference of the People will take place in London

Gucci partners with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Jul 15, 2022 / Italy
The Italian-based fashion House announced that it became a strategic partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to accelerate its commitments towards a more circular economy
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