Since 2005, VEJA has been creating sneakers in a different way, mixing social projects, economic justice, and ecological materials.
VEJA uses Brazilian and Peruvian organic cotton for the canvas and laces, Amazonian rubber for the soles, and various innovative materials conceived in recycled plastic bottles or recycled polyester.
VEJA sneakers are produced in high-standard factories in Brazil. The logistics of our VEJA stores in Europe and e-commerce are managed by Log’ins, a professional and social inclusion company.
18 years ago, VEJA’s founders decided to travel to the Amazon rainforest and meet the producers of wild rubber in person, the same rubber we use in every one of our VEJA soles.
Last summer, VEJA opened its new store in Berlin in the central and historic Mitte district. Within this minimalist and raw space, we have set up a cobbler's workshop to clean and repair sneakers. Our cobbler accepts VEJA sneakers, but also other sneakers brands.
The new VEJA office had gone through a lot of history. It used to be a furniture factory, then the printing building of the French communist party. At the beginning of the 21st century, it became an advertising agency.
Now, it's our turn to write history in this place.
Today, around 200 people from the VEJA team work in this incredible space.