Asics Corporation has outlined its sustainability strategy till 2020.The company achieved its 2015 sustainability target of reducing Co2 emissions by 43 per cent, water consumption by 50 per cent, and solid waste emissions by 17 per cent per pair of shoes.
Asics is one of the first companies to adopt the Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management Restricted Substances List, a global standard used by brands and suppliers to help establish chemical management knowledge, set basic compliance levels, and provide a common base for analytical testing.
Asics is a global sporting goods company. Its targets for 2020 include five per cent absolute Co2 reduction from direct operations and 10 per cent reduction of Co2 impact per pair shoes made by Tier I footwear factories compared to 2015 levels.
Asics is a Japanese company. The name is an acronym from the famous Latin phrase Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, which translates as A Sound Mind in a Sound Body.
Asics shoes, apparel and bags are produced in a wide assortment to meet the needs of men, women and children. Asics products are filled with technological designs and features. Running is one focus for this brand as Asics produces products for training, volleyball, wrestling, track and field, cheerleading and field sports.