AKU Italia SRL
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AKU is an Italian premium quality mountain boots manufacturer, specialized in trekking and hiking. The company was born about 30 years ago in Montebelluna, historical Italian sporting shoes district, by its founder Galliano Bordin, a typical italian self made man. Today the company ownes two industrial facilities: one in Italy, Montebelluna, dedicated to the best in class trekking and mountaineering models and one in Romenia, Cluj Napoca, where the company established a subsidiary plant since 2000. AKU distributes its products wordwide on more than 30 markets, mainly in Europe. Since ever, the focus of the company is the comfort, lightweight and fitting.
When did you join EOCA? 2008
Why our company is involved with EOCA? AKU considers part of its corporate social responsability to support EOCA.
What else do we do to support conservation?Since 2009 AKUis developing AKU RECYCLING PROGRAM.
The aim of ARPis to reduce the impact of the industrial activity of AKU, through a recycling process of its industrial waste. AKU is the first italian footwear company that introduced this programme onto its production process.
Our best green product and why? ENGADINA GTX. This is a mountain inspired model realized with some specific "green" features as cocco and latex footbed, Vibram recycling rubber outsole and using certificated tanneries for leather.
If you are an individual who loves the great outdoors and would like to support our projects, please click the donate button below.
During 2017, all money donated will fund tree planting in Nepal as part of our 2 Million Tree Project.
We’re delighted to have been supported by the European Outdoor Conservation Association, who have been
an excellent partner and whose support has enabled us to divert more much-needed funds into local projects.
Dr Matthias Hammer, Biosphere Expeditions