Green Concept Award

Green Concepts 2021

Akko Latvia

Ecological shoes made of hemp and wood

Akko are environmentally friendly and consumer safe ergonomic shoes, designed from circular materials - hemp felt, spruce wood and caoutchouc rubber, thus addressing environmental problems caused by the fashion and footwear industry. Design, the visual appearance of the shoes, is a contemporary paraphrase of Latvian traditional footwear. Akko shoes are an ethical and environmental response to the footwear industry, that in the long run impacts not only human health. The product is for conscientious consumers, who are responsible for their lifestyle impact on environment and ecology.

Company/Institution: Art Academy of Latvia
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