Pioneer with role model function

In 1999 RICOSTA as industrial pioneer implemented an environment management system according to DIN EN ISO 14001 – and is still the only certified children’s shoe manufacturer in Europe.

Both suppliers and partners of RICOSTA are included in the environment protection system.

Download our RICOSTA sustainability booklet here:

RICOSTA protect the environment
  • careful handling of materials and resources
  • use of high-quality leathers made by ecologically and environmentally responsible European tanneries
  • free of hazardous preservatives in upper leathers
  • all our leathers are  Chrome VI-free
  • Soles are injected thermally – without use of adhesives
  • Sympatex membrane can be recycled without any problems
  • RICOSTA production plants are inspected on a regular basis by independent surveyors
  • Photovoltaic cells provide in-house electricity (location Donaueschingen)

Here you can download the certificate for the RICOSTA Environmental Management System:


You can download our green electricity label here: