ARE YOU READY TO CHANGE THE WORLD?
We do it everyday by changing traditional raw materials
and production processes with sustainable innovations.
WE ARE A CIRCULAR SCIENCE COMPANY
Circular materials become protagonists
The new circular materials are our preferred ingredients when it’s time to design products.
We can define as circular materials all recycled and/or renewable biological materials
that are grown and cultivated.
We respect animals
In ACBC we care of the environment and all It’s living beings.
Animal free is inherent in our DNA and we commit to avoid any material
that may have caused suffer or damage to any animal.
FreeBio™ is a bio-based leather alternative derived Wood fiber, calcium carbonate, recycled polyurethane, recycled polyester.
Beyondplastic 100% biobased polymer derived from natural resources and offers a significant reduction in carbon footprint compared to oil-based.
WoolRubber Recycled rubber mixed with post-consumer recycled wool.
AlgaeFiber is a natural fiber made of kelp algae, one of the fastest growing renewable fibres on earth, and cellulose derived from FSC certified eucalyptus wood.
HempFiber is a sustainable fiber. Hemp produces more fiber per acre and requires less water to grow compared to cotton.
RePet reduces the need of virgin fossil materials by blending postproduction recycled rubber scraps with its virgin rubber maintaining performance and durability.
ReRubber reduces the need of virgin fossil materials by blending postproduction recycled rubber scraps with its virgin rubber maintaining performance and durability.
ReFoam this technology get us closer to the end goal of zero waste. The foam is composed from postproduction waste material and water based glue.
CornBase is a bio-based alternative to leather derived from Corn starch from agricultural waste.
GrapeBase is a bio-based material derived from pomace, a vegetable raw material composed of the skins, seeds and stalks of the wine grape cluster.
Jute-Fiber: Jute, also known as Calcutta hemp, comes from a fiber obtained from a shrub (corchoru) that looks just like hemp. We use this for our laces.
Cork: Cork bark harvesting increased the tree’s life span and boosts its CO2 absorption.Natural cork is welded on a fabric cotton base and can be used as a material for shoe uppers.
CIRCULARITY IS OUR FINAL GOAL
After materials, comes manufacturing
After choosing sustainable materials
we make sure thanks to our trusted auditors that also our manufacturers respect
what we believe is right for the planet and for the people.
We recycle your shoes into playgrounds.
Thanks to a partnership with a local non-profit organisation
we can take back your shoes (no matter the brand) in
dedicated collections bins that can be found in ACBC stores
WE ARE THE FIRST ITALIAN FOOTWEAR COMPANY
CERTIFIED B CORP
To be a Certified B Corporation we had to meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. We are not just evaluated for our products of services but for the overall impact, and that is what we care most about.