Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens | Unisex

Home Country: France

“Cool sneakers made in Africa”

PANAFRICA set out on a sustainable sneaker project. Their designs are inspired by their trips to Africa, featuring the landscapes and prints they see along the way. Their shoes are for casual, everyday wear and feature bright and busy colors and designs.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens | Unisex

Home Country: France

“Cool sneakers made in Africa”

Eco-Stylist Certified
PANAFRICA set out on a sustainable sneaker project. Their designs are inspired by their trips to Africa, featuring the landscapes and prints they see along the way. Their shoes are for casual, everyday wear and feature bright and busy colors and designs.

Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • PANAFRICA’s shoes are made in a workshop in Morocco and they are transparent about disclosing information about actual conditions within their factory.
  • For each pair of shoes sold, PANAFRICA donates 10% of their profits to nonprofits that provide access to education and job training through their Walk for School program.

Fair Labor

One Leaf Earned
Rated: Fair
  • PANAFRICA ensures their suppliers abide by the International Labor Organization’s standards.
  • PANAFRICA annually assesses their workshop.
  • They provide some employee benefits such as overtime pay and healthcare.
  • Fair Labor can be improved by ensuring all workers are being paid a living wage.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • PANAFRICA is committed to becoming as sustainable of a company as they can be.
  • They have committed to moving towards only using vegan leather or leather that has been tanned with vegetable dye.
  • They have invested in some returnable and recyclable sneakers. They will also take back, clean, and resell second hand pairs.
  • PANAFRICA reuses fabric scraps and mail their products in recyclable packaging.
  • PANAFRICA can improve Sustainably Made by measuring and disclosing their greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, and amount of waste sent to landfills.

Last Updated: 03/28/21

Shop Our Favorites

Scroll to Top