“Over the last 80 years, we have consolidated and built on the values that guided us, paying particular attention to the resources we use in our production. We now believe the time has come to report the numbers of our commitment and to outline our medium-term goals. We promise to continue our operations while respecting people and the environment. To help make the journey on our beautiful planet long-lasting, for everyone”.
Paolo Manuzzi - Vibram Global Genaral Manager
Some may think that sustainability travels on separate tracks with respects to business per se. For Vibram, instead, it is a lot more than that: it is a dimension integrated into its very core.
Sustainability travels on the same tracks as our core business, it is incorporated into our way of doing business. This is the bedrock of “The Sustainable Way”, a concrete plan to improve sustainability performance that accurately identifies the activities and projects to undertake in the short, medium and long term to guarantee economic growth whilst respecting people and the planet.
Our approach - “The Sustainable Way” - is a plan to improve sustainability performance, specifically focusing on those activities and projects that guardantee economic growth, whilst respecting people and the planet.
For Vibram, “The Sustainable Way” challenge is a priority. Why? Because with this project Vibram has formally committed to understanding what sustainability means for the company and putting it into practice both in terms of strategy and daily operations. With a firm conviction: that this is the path to follow to enrich Vibram’s market leadership with other values.
Vibram’s sustainability program “The Sustainable Way” revolves around six main pillars that have been selected for their relevance to each branch office:
The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development laid down a programme that includes 17 goals, called Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and their 169 targets to reach by 2030. “The Sustainable Way” contributes to this agenda: hereby the most relevant Goals:
THE GLOBAL GOALS - VIBRAM IMPACT