• Exclusive Insights & Strategy From Top Sustainability Leaders

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    • LIVE KEYNOTE KICKOFF! A Look Inside VF's Sustainability Programs, HIGG Index 2.0, and The Future of Sustainability — Sean Cady, Vice President, Global Sustainability & Responsibility, VF Corporation, and Chairman, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Andy Polk, Senior Vice President, FDRA

    • A Look at Sustainability Where Your Shoes First Hit the Shore—The many sustainable ways the Port of Long Beach gets your shoes off ships — Ken Duncan, Managing Director, Commercial Operations, Port of Long Beach

    • Are Comfort AND Sustainability Built into Your Insoles? — Thomas Bogle, Product Development Manager, Dynamic Foam

    • Hands-on Sustainability Through Local Production — Sean Scott, Co-Founder & CEO, COMUNITYmade, Caroline de Baere​, Founder, Laforma, Co-Founder, BENDY​

    • Where to Begin When Launching Sustainable Product: A Keds Case Study — Suzie Glover, Design Director, Keds, Tracy Graham, Senior Director Product Development, Keds

    • FDRA’s 2020 Shoe Sustainability Benchmark Survey Results Infographic Drop​

    • A Discussion on Industry Sustainability Ahead of our Digital Footwear Sustainability Week — Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA, Andy Polk, Senior Vice President, FDRA, Jasmine Pendergrass, Director of Events and Marketing​

    • LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A: Sustainability at the Start: Trends in sustainable design, development, and the push towards circularity — Chris Hillyer, Director of Innovation, DECKERS Brands, Nicoline van Enter, Founder, The Footwearists, Pete Lankford, Industry Consultant, Design & Sustainability, Jean-Marc Pedeboy, Partner, Strategies/Romans CAD

    • KEYNOTE: All-In on Sustainability and the Need for Collaboration — Jad Finck, Vice President, Innovation & Sustainability, Allbirds

    • Material Suppliers View on Sustainability—their challenges brands need to understand—new tools to educate and engage suppliers — Chad Ellis, Head Of Global Sales, Material Exchange

    • Low Hanging Fruit: Invisible parts can raise the sustainability bar — Kathy Koontz, Global Key Account Manager + Sustainability, Freudenberg Performance Material

    • A Quick Discussion on How Optimized Packaging is Super Sustainable — Ryan Gaither, International Sales Executive, BillerudKorsnäs

    • A New Factory Sustainability Program You Can Adopt—A deep-dive on FDRA’s Shoe Waste Program Training Factories on How to Recycle All Their Waste — Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA

    • Shoe Waste Data Sheets Drop

    • LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A: Managing Sustainability: Tips and best practices around team structures, strategy and execution — Brooke Beshai​, Director of Sustainability and Compliance, DECKERS Brands
    • KEYNOTE: A Robust Discussion on Practical Sustainability Strategy, Management, Programs and Organizations — Chris Enlow, Senior Director, Philanthropy, Advocacy, Sustainability, KEEN
    • Sustainable without Sacrifice: Exceeding customer expectations with eco-friendly shoe performance — Geoffrey Alan Gray, President, Heeluxe
    • Sustainable Benefits of 3D Design From Less Samples to Less Waste — Shane Griffith, Director of Product, Foundry Digital Design
    • Innovations in Sustainable, Recycled, Midsoles and Outsoles — Stuart Jenkins, Founder, BLUMAKA
    • Business and Design Strategies for Circular Footwear—an introduction into the new online course by The Footwearists for those responsible for building circular strategies and roadmaps — Nicoline van Enter, Founder, The Footwearists, Pete Lankford, Industry Consultant, Design & Sustainability
    • 8 Steps to Sustainability — Footwear Plus Interviews FDRA’s Andy Polk Article Drop
    • LIVE WEBINAR WITH Q&A: Measuring Sustainability: Organizations, technologies, and programs aimed at increasing transparency and better measuring environmental impacts across the full supply chain — Erin Augustine​, Director, Responsible Sourcing, Wolverine Worldwide, Darren Glenister​, CEO, Material Exchange
    • KEYNOTE: An Honest Discussion on All Things Footwear Sustainability Featuring Teva and Other Industry Leaders — Anders Bergstrom, Global GM, Teva, Beth Goldstein​, Executive Director, Industry Analyst, Footwear & Accessories, NPD Group, Xavier Vital, Global Environmental Services Manager, SGS, Darren Glenister​, CEO, Material Exchange
    • Supply Chain Sustainability Considerations When Moving Your Footwear — Kerry Rasmussen​,  Manager, Major Accounts​, Farrow, Mike Piza, Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development & Customs Brokerage, Apex Logistics
    • Production to Retail—Simple Steps to Shoe Sustainability at No Real Cost — Xavier Vital, Global Environmental Services Manager, SGS
    • A Journey Towards Zero Waste—Meticulous Shoe Sustainability — Lavion Gibson, Senior Design Manager, Rothy's, Caroline de Baere​, Founder, Laforma, Co-Founder, BENDY
    • Building an Innovative Ecosystem for the Future of Sustainable Textiles — Yuly Fuentes-Medel, Ph.D, Project Manager for Fiber Technologies, MIT and Advisor, Closed Loop Partners
    • Leadership and Sustainability—A Talk with Reebok’s Brand President Matt O’Toole — Matt O’Toole, President, Reebok
    • Trends in Recycled Materials — Melissa Martin, Global Brand Sales Manager, Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., Caroline de Baere​, Founder, Laforma, Co-Founder, BENDY
    • Marketing Shoe “Sustainability”—What you can, cannot, and shouldn’t say about your sustainable shoes — Bao Vu, Of Counsel, Stoel Rives, Anne Glazer, Partner, Stoel Rives
    • Fashion Footwear’s Sustainable Push — Luigi Longobardo, Founder, Fashion Connection/DSGN Blocks, Caroline de Baere​, Founder, Laforma, Co-Founder, BENDY
    • Sustainably Extending the Life of Your Products with Soles4Souls — Nancy Youssef, Chief Business Development Officer, Soles4Souls, Matt Priest, President & CEO, FDRA
    • Sustainability Data Sheets Drop