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Sympatex, the new frontier of sustainability

Vaude and Sympatex present a shoe collection with a 100% recycled membrane that has zero impact on the climate and 100% recycled lining.

Arsutoria 421 – Arsutoria Sustainability Download

Arsutoria 421 includes the Focus Report on Sustanability. Please register your email and download it for free!

#greenLIFE 2017

The three-year experimental project was presented in May 2017, accompanied by comments from the technicians in charge of the various research lines and by a report on how the project had reduced the environmental impact of tanning processes, which was presented by representatives of Dani, Mastrotto Group, Acque del Chiampo, Ilsa and Ikem

AMF SNAPS and the sustainable galvanic plant

The company based in Bassano del Grappa confirms its ability to combine creativity, innovation and care for the Planet

ICEC, the reference point for certification and sustainability of the leather sector

ICEC is the Certification Institute of reference for the leather sector.

BATA’s point of view

A chat with Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director

Bonding, sustainable proposals

The issue of adhesives and glues is central in footwear manufacturing. Some Italian companies propose innovative solutions that are able to transform the manufacturing processes and to provide the added value of sustainability to assembly lines.

A ‘green’ eco-friendly mind frame is popular among Italian youths

From the ‘Total Retail 2017’ survey released by PwC, it emerged that 70% of Millennials and 66% of those Italians aged over 35 are willing to spend more in the name of sustainability.

Fashion and circular economy, the preferred development model  for the 21st century according  to the European Union.  How they can be integrated?

How technology can invent new ways to foster sustainability of industrial processes. Here are some virtuous examples.

Specifications: sustainability or absurdity?

A progress report on the various and diverse initiatives aimed at standardising the specifications that are becoming increasingly more stringent, multiform and harder to meet

The main corporate sustainability strategies of Italian footwear’s value chain

From Assocalzaturifici comes an in-depth study on the current priorities of the footwear industry as regards sustainability and on how the specialised technological service market is answering.

Prisoners for guilt, tailors for passion

SINCE 2016 SCHMID, the company specialized in high quality fabrics, has been collaborating with cooperativa ALICE born inside San Vittore prison in Milan

Sustainability: where is the footwear sector?’

The fashion world has had to face the sustainability issue since the 1990s. The footwear sector has always been a precursor and a leader on this subject, but today it has to face the problems linked to the change of manufacturing sites once again.

The characteristics of water-based adhesives

How water-based adhesives can be successfully used in sole attaching processes.

Tales of Italian leather. UNIC and the Sustainability Report 2017

A new graphical layout that proposes the Sustainability Report in different formats, in order to increase its circulation as much as possible, destining it to the entire leather industry, from suppliers to the end consumer

Lanificio Bigagli wants to reduce chemicals

The textile company is determined to merge manufacturing needs with the essential values of environmental sustainability

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A week of sport and a workshop on the future for ISPO

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