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Fibre revolution

The fashion industry has always claimed to be a cutting-edge sector when, in reality, it proves to be conservative when it comes to fabrics.

Sustainable Fashion Shoes 4 All

Footwear business is consumer centric and technology and data driven, with more information than ever about the consumer to target. Today, consumers valorise social and environment responsible behaviours, demanding for truly green products and processes and digital interactions.

Recycling, transformation and reuse of waste in the Fashion System

The analysis of the end of life of products, considered as “those activities necessary for the reuse of a product at the end of its useful life” (Parlikad and Macfarlane, 2004), is part of the eco-efficiency concept expressed in the “Cradle to Cradle” manifesto by McDonough and Braungart: “We will have to learn to imitate nature’s highly effective cradle-to-cradle nutrient flow and metabolism, in which the very concept of waste does not exist”.

The benefits of a circular economy in the tanning process

A study conducted by the High School of Sant’Anna di Pisa in the district of Santa Croce highlights the advantages for the environment in the abandoning traditional linear economy.

GreenSole, even shoes have a second chance

The Indian company has developed a very efficient system to recover used and “throw-away” shoes to turn them into new models donated to those who still walk barefoot.

Sustainable bonding by Tecnofil

For more than 30 years the Como-based company has been offering a high-level service while never losing sight of protecting the environment.

The infinite wardrobe of DressYouCan

The tale of Caterina Maestro, founder of the Milan showroom where it is possible to rent and share the fashion of your dreams.

Finproject is growing, even in terms of sustainability

Finproject is growing, also thanks to acquisitions, and is preparing the landing on the stock market, but without forgetting the centrality of the sustainability theme.

IbiGreen, a new generation of chemical-free articles

Industrie Biagioli offers a wide range of products for assembly insoles and cleaning insoles, including a new extremely sustainable line.

Schmid and Carmina Campus, when trends start with sustainability

For the next F/W 2018-2019, Schmid and Ilaria Venturini Fendi continue working together to give new life to production stocks. From the circular economy to quality fashion, teaching the art of tailoring and dressmaking to women in prison, to help them reintegrate into society.

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What is CADS

Setting standards for the production of shoes that safeguard quality and defend the sector from external attacks are just some of the objectives of this project of cooperation between companies.

Environmental biotechnologies

There is great turmoil in this sector that studies and proposes solutions and applications for different industries in compliance with the regulations on environmental protection and safety.

Fimma thinks about wide-ranging sustainability

The Brianza-based company has purchased a hybrid car to replace two old company vehicles and has installed a charging station for electric cars in the carpark of its factory.

Apego is awarded EcoVadis Silver Recognition Level

The company, which is a leader in the design and production of footwear moulds, underwent an assessment that monitors its environmental and social performance, obtaining CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) recognition.

The documentary RiverBlue

An investigation that infiltrates the meanders of the polluting fashion industry. The focus is especially on the devastating effects caused to the water system.

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The goat that breathes.

Enhanced breathability for goatskin proposed by Conceria Nuvolari as shoe lining, without substantial changes to the visual impact of the material.

Brazil and its referendum on sustainability in the leather sector

A long-term vision focused on efficiency, quality, and guarantees for customers and society as a whole guided the creation of the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).

Nature becomes fashion

This is the philosophy of Astarte which for almost 30 years has been realizing works of art to embellish leather goods, clothing and footwear from recycled materials.

Gea Gomma, sustainable by nature

GEA GOMMA s.r.l. is a European leader in the ecological and non-polluting processing of natural untreated rubber for the production of natural footwear para.

The figures speak loud and clear: rethinking fashion is a necessity

An alarming or hopeful series of data and statistics The journey towards change is long and hard, but it looks like things are already moving.

An integrated approach for a more sustainable footwear

The global trends have impact in the fashion industry, including footwear, and have to be integrated in the development of new products. The market is changing as well as the preferences and behaviour of consumers. The consumer of today have access to much more information,
is more demanding and looks for fashion, difference, comfort and sustainable consumer goods.

Corkskin, the perfect material for vegan footwear and leather goods.

SACE Components has developed a new, perfect material that not only offers a unique and original design for shoe and bag models but is also excellent for those who want products that respect the environment and animals.

Bartoli S.p.A. sees the ISO 14001 certification as a starting point for continuous improvement

The constant effort to improve the environment and protect the planet’s resources continues to guide the choice of the Tuscan company.

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Three capsule collections, this is Schmid’s proposal for autumn/winter 19-20

Schmid will first be in Paris and then Milan to show operators of the sector the new AW19-20 collection.

Fagus – Grecon: everything from one source.

Fagus-GreCon offers a unique service for the international footwear industry: design, moulds and shoe lasts, all from one single supplier, to provide the highest quality and project coherence.