Polyester and leather are the two largest drivers of climate impact for New Balance. Preferred leather reduces environmental impacts across the supply chain, from farm to tannery. Recycled polyester helps reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
Committed to a More Sustainable Future
As a member of RE100 and a signatory to the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action and the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero, we’re addressing some of the biggest environmental impacts at our manufacturing facilities and throughout our global supply chain.
Quality Design Is Sustainable Design
Quality has always been a part of our heritage. We’re constantly learning and evolving our approach to create quality, long lasting design. We’re building our portfolio of environmentally preferred materials, finding ways to use fewer materials, and driving toward more circular systems like repair and recycling.