OUR BEST TRADITION: RESPONSIBILITY
At each step of our process, our concern about social responsibility and environment is key. For us, quality is only about this and in particular as we produce for kids.
We want to share our initiatives in a crystal clear way. It is not yet perfect nor 100% complete but this a trend, a momentum that drives us everyday.
5 articles in the category Sustainable
Can leather be compatible with a responsible approach?
Published : 03/29/2021 | Categories : Sustainable
It's a question that concerns a lot of eco-responsible brands today: can a leather shoe be compatible with an ethical approach? We thought it was important to take the time to explain in all transparency why we believe that our leather is the most suitable material to make a quality and responsible children's shoe.
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Recycled cotton for our children's shoes, the real good idea.
Published : 03/25/2021 | Categories : Sustainable
We were not very familiar with cotton. It's a material that we very rarely find on our models. We mainly use it on our summer ranges, as outer lining for shoes and slippers.
Here we share our research and the reasons that led us to choose recycled cotton.
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BRING US BACK YOUR OLD BENJIE SHOES: AN ECO-FRIENDLY AND RESPONSIBLE ATTITUDE
Published : 10/17/2020 | Categories : Sustainable
In order to minimize our impact on environment the best solution is to extend the life cycle of the products we use. This is why we offer a second life to your old Benjie shoes. Eco-friendly and responsible, this is how will be the future !
IN GENEVA WE DESIGN RESPONSIBLE SHOES ONLY FOR CHILDREN
Published : 01/21/2020 | Categories : Sustainable
In Switzerland, quality and pragratism are core values that we always keep in mind when designing our shoes. Moreover, our experience as fathers and shoe store managers are assets to understand the needs of the kids and of their parents.
Photo by Marta Villacampa
BENJIE SHOES ARE HAND-MANUFACTURED IN THE NORTH OF PORTO (Portugal): THIS IS STRONG COMMITMENT !
Published : 01/20/2020 | Categories : Sustainable
Manufacturing our shoes in Portugal is a strong commitment. Production costs are amongst the most expensive of the shoe-producing countries, however Portugal has many assets: this country has a sound shoe-making know how and tradition, it is located in Europe thus the environmental impact of transport is reduced, it benefits from a social protection of its workers. Moreover, we found in Portugal young & dynamic teams sharing the same spirit and values than us.