ASOS, Boohoo and George at Asda investigated over eco-friendly claims

The Competition and Markets Authority will look into whether the fashion brands are claiming their products are more environmentally sustainable than they actually are

Foot Locker steps towards net zero by 2050 or sooner

All its retail stores in Austria, Belgium, Spain and the UK have been sourcing 100% renewable energy since 2019

Footwear brand Crocs walks towards 2030 net zero goal

It is focusing on sustainable ingredients and packaging, investments in resource use and innovative product afterlife solutions as well as transitioning to renewable energy

adidas and Allbirds run fast to develop carbon-neutral shoe

CO2 emitted by the footwear industry annually is the same as the energy to power 80 million homes

Converse launches green collection out of recycled cotton waste

The footwear maker has repurposed cotton scraps from its factories to create ‘the most sustainable sneakers’

Vegan leather industry ‘will be worth $89.6bn by 2025’

The report indicates specific submarkets like furnishing, automotive, footwear, clothing and bags are being increasingly transformed by the environmentally-friendly option

Footwear brand adds carbon footprint labels to products

To measure the carbon footprint, the company says it takes into account materials, manufacturing and end-of-life status

Company debuts ‘world’s first shoes made from coffee’

The coffee-made shoes aim to reduce massive methane and carbon dioxide gases that spent coffee grounds emit when discarded and landfilled