legero united welcomes the participants of the cads general meeting at the Graz campus

July 3rd, 2024

Graz, 28 June 2024. legero united, the Austrian shoe manufacturer, has been placing a strategic focus on the sustainability of its brands superfit, legero and Think! for years and is involved in numerous respective industry initiatives. The company is also a long-standing member of cads, a co-operation of leading companies in the German footwear and leather goods industry for the definition of assured quality and sustainability standards. On 26 June, legero united welcomed the participants of the cads members’ meeting for a visit to the headquarters campus in Graz. As part of their intensive two-day meetings, the company representatives met in the Austrian shoe manufacturer’s blooming, green courtyard for a lively exchange over regional, Styrian specialities. Karin Kapper, Head of Sustainability and Quality Assurance at legero united: “cads is an important association of the leading companies in our industry to promote sustainability. Key topics are discussed and resolutions are passed at our meetings. We are delighted that the summer event is taking place in Graz this year and that we are able to act as hosts this evening.”

Successfully sustainable: Trigos nomination and sustainability report
legero united was recently nominated for the prestigious Austrian business award Trigos in the sustainability category. The company also published its annual sustainability report in May, which documents the legero united sustainability agenda, or luna for short, as well as the goals anchored in it and what has been achieved so far. Karin Kapper: “Back in 2019, we decided to pool our knowledge of sustainable production in a sustainability strategy. It forms the essential basis for our business decisions. Our annual sustainability report shows our progress towards reducing emissions in line with the SBTi target pathway. It is available on our company website.“