françois-ghislain morillion

co-founder of VEJA (known as VERT in Brazil)

François-Ghislain Morillion is co-founder of VEJA (known as VERT in Brazil). After researching several companies with sustainable practices between 2002/2004, François and his partner Sebastien Koop created their own brand in 2005. VEJA is a brand of sneakers made in Brazil, based on fair trade with components made from organic and recycled materials. Veja’s sustainability proposal is global: through its products it aims to have a positive impact on society, the economy and the environment. Based in Paris, France, Veja is sold in 1800 select stores worldwide.

In parallel to Veja, François studies philosophy at the Institut Catholique de Paris.