World Footwear

Sustainability

Top reasons to choose leather shoes

Dec 6, 2019 / Portugal
A new Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS video recalling some of the main reasons to buy leather shoes. A contribution to the current discussions about sustainable materials and products

Industry reacts to Vogue Business article

Nov 29, 2019 / European Union
The article titled Fashion's biodiversity problem was published on platform Vogue Business. Several industry bodies arguee it conveys misleading information

New Generation: meet Pedro Abrantes

Nov 27, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know the man behind ASPORTUGUESAS. From partnering with surfer McNamara to the participation in ModaLisboa and Portugal Fashion, learn the story of Pedro Abrantes

Zouri awarded at the Social Innovation Tournament

Nov 15, 2019 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based footwear company won the second prize in the special category for projects focusing on sustainable consumption and production

Prada with first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry

Nov 11, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury fashion house signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first Sustainability Linked Loan of the luxury goods industry

24 new companies join the Fashion Pact

Oct 29, 2019 / France
Signatory companies of the Fashion Pact have met in Paris for a first working meeting and 24 more companies joined the group

ECCO opens high-tech leather cutting plant in China

Oct 22, 2019 / China
According to ECCO, the new plant is amongst the most advanced cutting plants in the world with state-of-the-art technology and a reduced environmental footprint

Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk aims at 2 million US dollars

Oct 18, 2019 / United States
California’s largest walk for children with special needs and education, the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk launches its second decade with a 2 million US dollars fundraising goal

Softwaves launches Green Edition

Oct 16, 2019 / Portugal
The goal of the brand specialized in the production of leather shoes is to reach new clients

VF Corp wants to mitigate the global climate crisis

Oct 7, 2019 / United States
With a new leader for Sustainability taking the reigns of the theme inside the group, VF continues their environemy oriented actions and says it is ready to lead the way towards new approaches

Portuguese Shoes' Environmental Manifesto

Oct 4, 2019 / Portugal
With the motto All you need is Less. Choose wisely, APICCAPS presented a new Manifesto. An Environmental Manifesto from Portuguese Shoes

Skechers announces 85% reduction of plastic in its footwear packaging

Sep 27, 2019 / United States
The US-based footwear brand announced that since 2016 the use of plastic in its footwear packaging was reduced by 85% to 10% of its foot forms, all of which is recyclable

LVMH's engagement with environment and biodiversity

Sep 26, 2019 / France
The group announced the acceleration of its commitments to protect biodiversity during an event held in Paris centred on the LVMH Initiatives for the Environment program (LIFE program)

European industry working towards sustainability

Sep 26, 2019 / Portugal
Project LIFE GreenShoes4All, co-funded by the European Commission, will implement and promote a method to measure the environmental performance of each shoe and a green label. The project also seeks to propose and disseminate innovative green shoes ecodesign and recycling strategies

Nike with new initiatives to tackle climate change

Sep 25, 2019 / United States
The sportswear giant has announced new initiatives of the Move to Zero program. Nike claims this translates their aggressive effort to combat climate change
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