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Adelante Shoe Co.

Adelante sells connective products and experiences to fund sustainable economic development in Latin America.


Peter Sacco



Price Range

$125 – $265



  • Adelante Shoe Co. Story
  • Peter Sacco was a 16-year-old surfer when he visited Latin America for the first time and was struck to find social inequality on a scale he had never previously imagined. Determined to be part of the solution, he started Adelante years later to stimulate sustainable economic development in Pastores, Guatemala. What is your "why"? Adelante was born from the realization that capitalism can be both the cause of and the solution to our greatest social challenges. We envision a future in which business is used to reduce poverty and promote inclusive development worldwide. What's your flagship product? Adelante employs expert artisans in Pastores — all of whom earn over the Living Well Line — to handcraft men’s and women’s leather shoes and accessories. Adelantes are made-to-order and shipped directly to your door in less than two weeks. After your order is placed, you’ll receive personal...

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