A SciLed survey involving more than 100 companies shows that comfort and sustainable production are still regarded as second-tier priorities by footwear makers. In addition, focus groups conducted by project partners in five countries show that companies are not always able to translate these needs into new product design specifications.
Rothy’s leads the pack in sustainable shoes as many fashion and clothing brands start to pay attention to their impact on the environment. From 3D knitting with recycled plastics to in-house sole manufacturing, Director of Production Lauren Taflinger walks through each step in their shoe production process that set Rothy’s apart.
We take a look at the shoe company called Rothy’s, that can make the claim green is really now the new black.