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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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Jun 28, 2018

Arsutoria Trends Guide AW1920 – Arctic Explorer

The world of arctic explorers plays with unusual materials which are in contrast with the futuristic environments of the metropolis in a science fiction imaginary.

Kiefer Von Zoe: eco-friendly insoles for high heels, even without a shank

Cutting-edge in the production of high quality materials for assembly insoles in footwear with and without metallic midplates, the company presents its state-of-the-art eco-sustainable products: KPT and the ‘top of the range’ NPU GREEN.

iTen®, ergonomics and softness for the new soles line

Mondial Suole improves the comfort of footwear with its new brand iTen®. The new brand adopts the ENERLYTETM system by The Dow Chemical Company for more ergonomics and softness to the touch.

Jun 27, 2018

“For us sustainability is a way of working”

The past year has closed with positive figures for Italian tanners, but the global context is still weak and unstable. President Gianni Russo points out that the sector invests 4% of its turnover in sustainable projects: a burdensome effort to be proud of, but which must be communicated better.

Jun 27, 2018

SPOTLIGHT – WRÅD

Matteo Ward (co-founder and CEO), Silvia Giovanardi (creative director) and Victor Santiago (art and talent director) are three young entrepreneurs and the creative minds behind WRÅD, which is not only an emerging brand, but a real movement that acts as a spokesperson for important issues aimed at triggering a sustainable revolution in the fashion world.