French footwear specialist Veja has been touting the title of the world’s most ethical and environmentally-friendly trainer brand ever since its inception in 2005. Whether it’s regenerated Amazonian rubber soles, recycled plastic mesh uppers, or eco-conscious organic cotton linings, the label leaves no stone unturned in seeking sustainable solutions for its tried-and-tested range of high-performance, low-environmental-impact trainers.
A cult destination for trainers, VEJA is a sustainability success story. Sourcing natural rubber directly from farmers in the Amazon rainforest, VEJA prides itself on transparency, fair trade practices and ecologically-minded agriculture, ‘infusing each stage of production with a positive impact’. Proof that style and a social conscience can co-exist.