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Zouri produces shoes with apple waste

Nov 18, 2020 / Portugal
The brand of sneakers known for using plastic trash collected from the ocean in its productive process is now using apple waste in its products

5th Vietnam Footwear Summit 2020 will be Held in Ho Chi Minh

Nov 18, 2020 / Vietnam
Changing supply chain of global footwear industry in the era of COVID-19 and impact of trade policies will be on focus on the Summit to be held, both online and offline, in December

What drives sales of footwear?

Premium ContentNov 16, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
Purchasing power, price, fashion, sustainability and climate are all driving footwear sales. However, how important are each of these in the moment the consumer chooses a new pair of shoes?

Lemon Jelly: Closing the Loop

Nov 5, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand has a new project based on the idea that nothing is destroyed, and everything is transformed. It is called: Closing the Loop. The brand has recently won the Best Carbon Footprint Initiative award at the Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020

Get to know Tentoes: Made in Nature

Oct 20, 2020 / Portugal
Born in the heart of the Felgueiras-based footwear group Carité, which owns the J.Reinaldo brand, Tentoes: Made in Nature was presented at the last edition of the trade fair Micam

Leather Industry calls for the suspension of the Higg Index Score for Leather

Oct 15, 2020 / World
The global leather industry has formally asked the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) to suspend the score the non-profit organisation applies to leather in its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI)

LIFE GreenShoes4All: an European journey towards reducing the environmental impact of footwear products

Oct 14, 2020 / CEC
Two years after the launch of the project co-funded by the European Commission “Footwear environmental footprint category rules implementation and innovative green shoes ecodesign and recycling”, the consortium shared its achievements

Leather Naturally and IULTCS announce close collaboration

Sep 4, 2020 / Netherlands
Global leather organizations, The International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS) and Leather Naturally, announce that they will intensify their collaboration in the field of leather education

Timberland raises sustainability goals

Sep 2, 2020 / United States
Timberland’s products are now aimed to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030. To achieve it all products will be designed for circularity and made from natural materials sourced from regenerative agriculture

How to Communicate Sustainability?

Premium ContentJul 20, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Consumers are increasingly aware of the environmental issues and are become demanding regarding the products they buy. Are companies thinking about sustainability? And are companies communicating what they are doing?

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
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