• FDRA's Digital Shoe Sustainability Summit
    August 31 – September 4, 2020
    Register to join and get exclusive insights & strategy from top sustainability leaders while supporting industry efforts!
    Cost is only $99 per person (25% discounts for 2+ users, please contact info@fdra.org)
    Proceeds fund new industry-wide sustainability collaborations as well as shoesustainability.com


    Who should attend this online week-long summit?

    Shoe designers, development, sourcing, supply chain, marketing, and sales professionals from retailers, brands, and factories should register and attend from their laptop or phone. There will be special content providing new ideas and action items to implement across the full shoe spectrum, from design to retail.


    What can I expect to get out of it?

    Registered attendees get:

    1. Access to exclusive video interviews of top sustainability experts and shoe leaders—providing you with extremely valuable intelligence from starting sustainability programs to improving your operations and strategy around sustainability.
    2. Exclusive access to 3 live webinars during the series with top sustainability experts sharing new ideas and taking your questions. This is why you should register today!
    3. Access to the series' exclusive data and videos remains through December 31, so you can return to the analysis as needed to help your job or business.

    How does this week run?

    Monday–Friday, August 31–September 4, Join from anywhere around the world on this website to get access from your laptop, desktop, phone or tablet. Register now and you will receive login information prior to the event so that you can return to this site each day of the series to login and access timely content and data. Each day of Shoe Sustainability Summit week, we will post new video interviews with leaders and experts on hot topics and sharing best practices.


    Our online series allows attendees to enter the event each day of the series to view new videos and join special webinars. The content will remain in place through December 31 for continual access using your login, so if you are unavailable for a certain session or a whole day, you won't miss any insights!


    Format: Each day’s new content will be posted by 9:00 am EST. You can watch any topic or speaker on demand on your own time—almost like a daily Netflix sustainability series. The content (including recordings of the live webinars) will remain through December 31, so you can keep going back to review videos, or plan to view a few a week over several months until you’ve seen them all!* We will be having several exclusive live attendee-only Q&A sessions with leaders during the week—a great reason to register now to ensure you have access.


    Access: The week before kickoff on August 31, we will send you your unique password to get access to each day’s special content, as well as links to register for the live webinars you wish to join.


    Who are some of the key companies sharing strategy and insights?

    • VF
    • Wolverine Worldwide
    • Deckers Brands
    • Target
    • The Footwearists
    • Allbirds
    • KEEN
    • Reebok

    What are some of the topics covered?

    Click here to view our latest agenda

    • The do’s and don’ts of marketing sustainability
    • Designing shoes with sustainability in mind
    • Shoe Circulatory 101 to advanced ideas and practices
    • Sustainability programs at work at various companies
    • Sustainability innovation and collaboration trends
    • Sustainability structure—do you have an independent team, is there a leader in each brand, how do you set up reporting structures?
    • Low-cost sustainability tips and best practices
    • How to train factories to reduce and recycle waste
    • Sustainable sourcing trends
    • New views on sustainable supply chains
    • New digital tools and their impact on compliance, traceability and sustainability
    • How to optimize packaging
    • Improving retail sustainability
    Contact FDRA to get more info on our speakers, topics, format, or to sponsor this series!

  • About FDRA's Digital Shoe Sustainability Summit Week

    Top sustainability experts and shoe leaders will share strategy and insights on extremely valuable intelligence from starting sustainability programs to improving your operations and strategy around sustainability. All content is exclusive for attendees.

  • How It Works


    Register for the Event

    Click here to register for all 5 days.


    We Will Send Login Details The Week Prior

    You will receive an email with your unique password and access instructions for the event, plus reminders and instructions leading up to and on the morning of the event.


    Log in Each Day

    Each day's new content will be posted by 9:00 am EST, and once up will remain through December 31. You will be able to view all content from this week at any time once it is posted!


    Join the Live Q&A Sessions & Networking

    Attendees get exclusive access to 3 live Q&A sessions with leading sustainability experts, as well as a special networking event during the week.


    On Demand Access Through 2020

    Your registration provides continued access to all content through December 31, so you can return for data and info when needed. Think of it as a shoe sustainability on demand site like Netflix!

  • Register Here Now to Get Access!

    All 5 days are included plus continued access afterwards through December 31.

    Contact info@fdra.org for a 25% off code if your company will register 2 or more users.

    Digital Shoe Sustainability Summit
    Digital Shoe Sustainability Summit
    Register here for the entire digital shoe sustainability summit week featuring the leading sustainability experts. Contact us at info@fdra.org to get a 25% off discount code if your company will register 2 or more users.
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