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Adidas invests in wood-based textile fiber maker’s IPO

Adidas invests in wood-based textile fiber maker’s IPO

June 14, 2021 |

In Finland, adidas has invested €3 million ($3.65 million) in the initial public offering of Spinnova, a company using wood and agricultural waste to make textile fibers.  Spinnova raised €58 million, and says Adidas has indicated it wants “significant volumes” of the fiber when available. It is building its first facility in Finland with forestry […]

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Adidas teams with Allbirds on bio-based, low GHG running shoes

Adidas teams with Allbirds on bio-based, low GHG running shoes

May 27, 2021 |

In Germany, Adidas together with Allbirds announced the first product from its collaboration, FUTURECRAFT.FOOTPRINT. At 2.94kg CO2e it represents a personal best for both brands as the result of a collective ambition to make a performance running shoe with no carbon footprint. Seeing the possibilities of accelerating a carbon neutral future for sports and style, they teamed up to forge a unique partnership: opening up their materials, supply […]

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Earth Day Innovations, pollution-fighting soap, potato Matchbox cars, mushroom Adidas, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 22nd

Earth Day Innovations, pollution-fighting soap, potato Matchbox cars, mushroom Adidas, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 22nd

April 21, 2021 |

In celebration of Earth Day today, let’s look at what can be done to help stop climate change and bring about a better bioeconomy. This week brings some innovations that give us hope like a new probiotic soap in Peru developed for washing clothes in rivers and streams that actually cleans up pollution in the […]

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Iconic adidas sneaker design goes vegan with mushroom leather

Iconic adidas sneaker design goes vegan with mushroom leather

April 19, 2021 |

In Germany, sneaker giant adidas will soon introduce a sneaker in its popular Stan Smith line that incorporates mushroom-based leather.  First launched in 1965, the lifestyle sneaker is named after the retired tennis superstar and is among the brand’s most popular and recognizable designs. The new Stan Smith Mylo uses Mylo vegan leather manufactured by […]

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