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Brand
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Design Philosophy
Design Philosophy
Materials
Materials
Cradle-to-Cradle Design
Cradle-to-Cradle Design
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Sustainable Design
Sustainable Design
Social Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Country of Origin
Country of Origin
Ethical Design
Ethical Design

Converse

Brand

Converse, Inc. is a brand owned by Nike, Inc. It has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck...

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Design Philosophy

Converse, Inc. states no eco-friendly and ethical design philosophy independent of its parent company Nike, Inc.

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Materials

Converse, Inc. does not report information regarding the sourcing and production of its textiles, dyes, and rubber.

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Cradle-to-Cradle Design

Converse, Inc. does not state information on how shoes and other products can be recycled or discarded without impact to the environment.

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Sustainable Design

Converse, Inc. states no efforts separate of its parent company Nike, Inc. to manufacture and process textiles in an environmentally friendly way. Though the Nike, Inc. website states the company...

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Social Responsibility

Converse classic red canvas Chuck Taylor All Star shoes are part of (PRODUCT)RED. Converse contributes a portion of the profits from the purchase of every red-colored Chuck Taylor All Star shoe to...

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Country of Origin

Converse, Inc. manufactures in 22 countries, 219 factories, and employs 202,683 workers. While Converse, Inc., subsidiary to Nike Inc., no longer lists Pou Chen Corporation as one of its factories...

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Ethical Design

Converse, Inc. has a Code of Conduct by which it operates. In accordance with requirements from the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Converse discloses efforts to eradicate slavery...

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Practices

  • 'Code of Conduct' with no substance ?
  • Does not pay living wages  ?
  • Does not use eco-friendly materials  ?
  • Uses factories that violate human rights ?

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