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Sustainability

Is your company aware of the importance of Certification?

Premium ContentJul 14, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
In a global scenario of rapid and permanent evolution, the positive impact that Standards can have in supporting growth, competitiveness and innovation, irrespective of the nature or size of the organisation, is unavoidable

Kering announces new additions to the Board of Directors and publishes Biodiversity Strategy

Jul 6, 2020 / France
Kering’s shareholders have approved the appointment of Ms. Jean Liu, Mr. Tidjane Thiam and Ms. Emma Watson as Directors during their Annual General Meeting. The luxury group also published its biodiversity strategy and announces its targets

Do you know what Eco-design is?

Jun 24, 2020 / Portugal
The Eco-design Guide for the Footwear Industry developed under the Life GreenShoes4All project intends to be a short guide to support companies that want to incorporate eco-design in the development of lower environmental impact footwear

FDRA's Global Shoe Sourcing Digital Series

Jun 19, 2020 / United States
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) is running a digital series on Global Shoe Sourcing. The series will be held from the 27th to the 30th of July. We bring you all the info about the event

Is your company producing green goods in an eco-friendly way?

Jun 18, 2020 / Portugal
Today you have the opportunity to fill a questionnaire which will help you answering that question. The answers to the questionnaire will feed the implementation of European Union LIFE project GREEN SHOES 4 ALL

Timberland & Savory Institute partner to build regenerative leather supply chain

Jun 5, 2020 / United States
Next Fall Timberland will launch a collection of boots made with leather from verified regenerative ranches sourced through Savory's Minnesota Hub, Thousand Hills Lifetime Grazed

Gabriella Marchioni Bocca from Assomac: entrepreneurs have to be sustainable

Apr 7, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Simac Tanning Tech in Milan we spoke with Gabriella Marchioni Bocca, President of Assomac to hear her views about the current state of the industry

Copenhagen Fashion Summit reveals new theme for 2020

Apr 3, 2020 / Denmark
The organisers of the trade fair believe it is time to reset given the global pandemic impact in all activities around the world and elements of our daily lifes and have announced a new theme

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Copenhagen Fashion Summit postponed due to Coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020 / Denmark
Given the growing public health concerns around the Coronavirus outbreak, organisers of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the annual sustainability event, decided to move this year's edition to October

VF closes inaugural 500 million US dollars Green Bond

Mar 5, 2020 / United States
One of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, announced the closing of its 500 million euros green bond offering, representing the first green bond issued in the apparel and footwear industry

Assomac plants 500 plants in Madagascar

Mar 5, 2020 / Italy
The Italian association of technology-makers is financing an agro-forestry project through the planting of 500 plants in Madagascar. The project is promoted in collaboration with a web platform allowing to follow the growth of the trees remotely

First SciLed project workshop at Micam

Mar 5, 2020 / CEC
Partners of the Erasmus+ SciLed Knowledge Alliance organized their first public workshop during the Milan trade fair and first results achieved by the consortium were presented

Sustainability: consumers care but aren't prepared to pay more

Premium ContentMar 3, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Sustainability is one of the most discussed topics of the moment, so in the first edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey we have asked our experts about sustainability and consumers

Simac closes with optimism

Feb 26, 2020 / Italy
According to organisers the event closed with excellent attendance despite uncertainty on the eve of the fair
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