To demonstrate a new shoe production model as well as tools based on methods for the optimisation of resources enabling, at the design stage, the selection of the most appropriate materials (including recycled ones) and processes, with the aim of reducing resource consumption and waste generation in the textile and footwear sectors.
To guarantee transferability and replicability of shoe manufacturing, by providing technical training and supporting tools for the case-to-case identification and implementation of the best technique and by using all media available to actively transfer knowledge at all levels, local, national and European.
To provide public administration, which work on environmental and shoe aspects, tools for assessing shoe manufacturing policies and strategies, as well as subsequent implementations of projects in order to translate in practice these policies.
To raise awareness and support the footwear sector by providing cost-effective solutions that include more efficient techniques that can also improve profitability. Trying to involve all possible stakeholders related to footwear issues, thus integrating social, environmental and economic components in footwear manufacturing.