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Paquetá, Pampili & Ecobras receive GSP Award
Feb '08
One of the chief moments at the 35th edition of Couromoda Fair was the conferring time of the Good Socioenvironmental Practices in the Leather/Footwear Sector Couromoda Award, during the opening solemnities on January 14, 2008 in São Paulo.

25 Companies of the sector participated in the competition of which Paquetá Calçados, Pampili Calçados and Ecobras were the winning Companies.

In the Environment Management class, the winner was Paquetá Calçados Company. Couromoda's managing, financial and operational director, Jorge Alves de Souza, handed out the award to the infra-structure director of Ingo Schwinn Company for the Paquetá Calçados project: A Sustainable Company.

In the Social Responsibility Class, Pampili Calçados was awarded for its Pampili project: Seed/Citizen of the Future represented at the conferring solemnity by its director Maria Aparecida Mestrinér Colli.

Ecobras company won the Product Innovation class competition with the project Solid Residues Valorization. The Company's owner, Joana D`Arc Felix de Souza, received the award and explained that her Company gets the chemical residues from the leather remnants of the shoe industries, and convert them into raw material.

Good Socioenvironmental Practices Award
The Good Socioenvironmental Practices Couromoda Award in the Leather/Footwear Sector was created in 2007 by Couromoda in order to point out the achievements of companies all over Brazil in the environmental management, social responsibility and products innovation areas.

“By giving greater visibility to the socioenvironmental work that is being made in this sector, Couromoda supports and divulges the sustainability practices among the footwear business people”, pointed out Francisco Santos, president of Couromoda.


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