Two sustainable shoe brands here are Certified B-Corps, Allbirds, and Nisolo. Two others, CARIUMA and Yatay, along with using eco-friendly materials, neutralize their carbon emissions through tree plantings. CARIUMA, which is on track to becoming a Certified B-Corp, runs a Reforestation Program in the Brazilian rainforest.
For summer footwear Freedom Moses is a sustainable shoe brand worth considering because its slides are made from PCU, a recyclable Polyurethane material.
Carrie Forbes is another sustainable shoe brand offering summer sandals. The brand's footwear is handwoven by artisans in Morocco using sustainably sourced raffia from the palm tree marshes in Madagascar.
You can also find several sustainable shoe brands specializing in sneakers made from the latest high-tech materials derived from post-consumer plastic bottles and bio-leather made from corn.
Allbirds is the revolutionary footwear brand known for its all-natural sneakers made from materials like merino wool and eucalyptus trees.
CARIUMA is a socially responsible sneaker brand designed to be crazy-comfy from the start with no break-in period. Two trees are planted in Brazil for each sneaker purchased.
Freedom Moses is the cheerful Israeli label bringing us scented rubber sandals in zany prints. The slides are vegan and are designed to be recycled when you're done.
GREATS is a Brooklyn sneaker brand making timeless, vintage-inspired sneakers for men and women. Find leather, eco-leather, and canvas shoes in muted toned, made responsibly.
M.Gemi create handcrafted Italian leather shoes for women and men. It helps to keep Italian craftsmanship alive by using family-owned artisan workshops around the country.
Nisolo is a Certified B-Corp label designing ethical and sustainable leather footwear for women and men. Find simple, minimalist styles that pair with everything.
P448 is the Italian sneaker brand creating innovative design-led sneakers for bold style pioneers. 100% made in Italy by skilled artisans.
Rejina Pyo is a Britian-based, Korean-born designer giving us a modern take on footwear and bag design. Her scuptural pieces are elegant while still being fun.