World Footwear

Sustainability

H&M partners up with Matrix Renewables

Oct 15, 2021 / Sweden
The Swedish-based fashion retailer has signed an agreement with the platform Matrix Renewables to contribute to the continued decarbonization of Europe’s consumer goods sector and accelerate the energy transition

Leather organizations to disclose signed manifesto for COP26

Oct 14, 2021 / World
Ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, from the 31st of October to the 12th of November, leather organizations are joining forces to release a signed manifesto that emphasizes leather’s positive contribution to the environment

adidas teams up with thredUP in resale programme

Oct 13, 2021 / Germany
In partnership with second-hand platform thredUP, the sportswear giant has launched its Choose to Give Back programme. The initiative, aiming at extending the products's life cycle, is part of adidas End Plastic Waste's mission

Gap publishes the 2020 Global Sustainability Report

Oct 7, 2021 / United States
The document summarizes the efforts of the company and each of its brands towards sustainability and the fostering of a more inclusive and fairer workplace

Felmini takes sustainable steps

Sep 28, 2021 / Portugal
The Felgueiras-based footwear company has adjusted its productive process and invested in more environmentally friendly materials to reduce the ecological footprint of its footwear

Farfetch publishes the 2020 ESG report

Sep 27, 2021 / United Kingdom
It is the first report published since the announcement of Farfetch’s 2030 sustainability goals, built on its Positively Farfetch strategy. The document highlights the environmental, social and governance initiatives taken so far, and its progress so far

Asos announces new 2030 ESG goals

Sep 24, 2021 / United Kingdom
The online retailer has disclosed its Fashion with Integrity (FWI) 2030 environmental, social and governance programme. It includes a commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across the full-value chain by 2030

Kering and LVMH announce measures to safeguard biodiversity

Sep 21, 2021 / France
The two luxury groups announced new initiatives to support biodiversity at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, held in Marseilles from the 3rd to the 11th of September, recognizing, thus, the luxury’s reliance on the natural world

Lenna: new brand focused on solidarity and sustainability

Sep 21, 2021 / Portugal
Three childhood friends joined to launch a business together: a sustainable quality project without resorting to animal products and with a strong solidarity feature. Get to know Lenna

UNIC, ICEC and WWF partner up for sustainability

Sep 20, 2021 / Italy
The three entities have joined forces to increase sustainability within the leather industry by enhancing environmental, social and governance practices (EGS)

Getting ready for the 2021 Global Footwear Sustainability Summit

Sep 14, 2021 / China
The new edition of the event will be held virtually from the 20th to the 22nd of October, between 8h30am and 1pm (CET - Central European Time). Workshops & Mingling sessions will also be part of the event

Three Land: changing the world one sneaker at a time

Sep 7, 2021 / Portugal
Get to know a new Portuguese brand, whose sneakers are 100% vegan and entirely made from recyclable and sustainable material

Tapestry establishes Foundation to promote equity and fight climate crisis

Aug 9, 2021 / United States
The New York-based house of luxury accessories and lifestyle brands has also announced the expansion of its Corporate Responsibility agenda. Tapestry intends to influence positive change for the industry

Lusocal focus on sustainability

Jul 26, 2021 / Portugal
Recycled materials, biodegradable products and renewable energy. The Portuguese-based components company is embracing global sustainability and cross-sectoral policies in its productive process

Crocs commits to becoming a Net Zero company by 2030

Jul 21, 2021 / United States
The US-based brand known for its casual clogs says it will address the entire value chain with a strategic focus on sustainable ingredients, packaging, product afterlife and resource use
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