ECCO wins sustainability award
The accolade highlights integrated sustainable and environmentally-friendly processes.
Danish footwear producer ECCO has received the ‘Green Imprint’ accolade in the virtual ELLE Style Awards organised by fashion magazine ELLE Denmark. This is presented to a company that has integrated sustainable and climate-friendly processes in large parts of the value chain and articulates the initiatives in a way that resonates with Danish fashion consumers and makes them aware that everyone has an environmental responsibility.
Lene Nedergaard, head of marketing operations at ECCO, said: “While happy to receive this award, ECCO is – first and foremost – proud to be nominated amongst other reputable brands that seek to change the game. It is great to see ELLE Style Awards shine a light on those who lead by example and challenge industry standards by taking the next important steps towards improved sustainability through quality, durability, timeless design, broad wearability and innovative technology.”
ECCO was founded in Denmark in 1963 and owns and manages every aspect of its value chain – from leather and shoe manufacturing to wholesale and retail activities. The company’s products are sold from over 2,250 ECCO shops and more than 14,000 sales points.
This article was originally published on page 2 of the January 2021 issue of SATRA Bulletin.