TOMS Shoes: From Soul to Sole

Source: 
Weatherhead School of Management (Case Western Reserve)

Date

2008

Case Study Sector

Health

TOMS shoes are the harbinger of what has been christened as the "one to one movement"—for every shoe a customer buys, TOMS donates a pair to a child in need. Going beyond corporate philanthropy, TOMS has integrated the spirit of positive world impact in the very heart of its business, making it a truly sustainable model.

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Keyword

  • Field Building
  • Strategy

Region

  • Africa
  • Latin America

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