Marque baskets respect des travailleurs COG

RESPECT FOR WORKERS

Vegan shoes, made with respect for the women and men who make them, our priority.

Une production de baskets écoresponsables soucieuse du savoir-faire local et du respect des travailleurs

At the workshop, we form a big family. Work requires concentration, but doing it surrounded by people you love makes the task much lighter and more distracting.

-Felismina

Chaussures produites au Portugal COG
SNEAKERS PRODUCED WITH RESPECT FOR WORKERS

“Creating vegan shoes, in a framework that respects the people who make them” is the idea that motivated the creation of COG ; we just had to find where to do it. In addition to its excellent reputation in the shoemaking industry, we turned to Porto in Portugal to find our workshops because the region is easily accessible (less than 1,200 km as the crow flies from Lyon). This allows us to easily go on site to appreciate the meticulous work of local artisans, and also to see for ourselves that our shoes are assembled with consideration for factory employees and respect for their rights. So we assure you, your sneakers and street shoes are vegan , and the team that makes them operates in a healthy, secure environment, while receiving fair remuneration .

EMPLOYEES WORKING IN GOOD CONDITIONS

“Work is health”… At least, that’s what Henri Salvador claimed; we prefer " Healthy Work " , and if we can ensure that the manufacturing of your COG shoes does not harm the health of the people working at our suppliers, nor that of the employees of our partner workshops, we will not don't deprive yourself of it, and we're delighted. That's good, the little extra Made In COG: no material of animal origin in our women's and men's collections, which prevents workers from handling chemical and toxic products such as chrome, a material mainly used in the leather tanning process , which exposes workers to serious illnesses with often irreversible damage. At COG we say to ourselves: “ We don’t want it for ourselves, why make it available to others?

Marque baskets respect bien être travailleurs COG
Chaussures vegan de qualité Portugal COG
KNOW-HOW AND EXPERIENCE

Our shoes are made in a family home founded in 1957 and today with multi-generational know-how.

The reputation of Portuguese craftsmanship is well established, and each of our visits to the workshop to follow the progress of production is an opportunity to discover more about the technical richness and mastery of the artisans of the House. Cutting, sewing, gluing, each employee has their own job and area of ​​specialization to bring our women’s / men’s models to life.

Quality work carried out within a pleasant microcosm , with the satisfaction of a job well done.

Marque baskets éthique et engagée COG

HAND IN HAND WITH OUR EMPLOYEES

The COG team is not limited to the people in our offices. Agent, suppliers, pattern makers, independent fashion designers, etc. work meticulously to bring your shoes for women and men to life.

We are infinitely grateful to them , and truly happy to offer you the fruit of our joint work.

THANKS !

OUR HUMAN ETHICS IN 4 POINTS

The framework

A secure family workshop where each worker is considered and works with dignity.

The subjects

Vegan , eco-responsible materials, produced in Europe and labeled OEKO-TEX 100 , to protect the health of employees.

The experience

The know-how passed down from a House with more than 60 years of experience, for exceptional shoes.

The sharing

We owe this adventure to you, and we want to live it with you by sharing as many details as possible, in complete transparency .