With the business mission of being “Forever Faster”, PUMA aim high to be the Fastest Sports Brand in the World. For more than 70 years, PUMA has been developing sports footwear, apparel and accessories for the best athletes. PUMA’s range of sports apparel is designed by incorporating performance and sports inspiration into their products, including men’s basketball shoes.
From Humble Beginnings to International Breakthrough
In Germany, the “Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik” (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory) was established in 1919. The majority of German athletes wore Dassler spikes during the 1928 Olympic Summer Games in Amsterdam, which marked the brand’s global breakthrough. “PUMA” was formally filed with the German Patent and Trademark Office in 1948.
The playing field is more varied than ever today. whether it be on the football field, golf course, or running track. PUMA provides athletes with the equipment they need to succeed, from running shoes to golf clubs. PUMA sportswear is versatile clothing that you may style in many different ways, even when you are not participating in sports.
Using Sports to Promote Sustainability
Sustainability is a fundamental business value for PUMA. Through the 10FOR25 sustainability strategy for a better world, PUMA works to manage its environmental impact by focusing on 10 key areas, from climate change and biodiversity to human rights, in an effort to achieve shared objectives of producing better products with fewer negative environmental effects.
Better Innovations with PUMA
PUMA strives to always bring new, better, different – meaningful innovation for game changing athletes. Driven by a principle of “Has anyone done it before? Is it a first?”, PUMA strives at constantly being the first to elevate athletes’ performance by connecting the dots between Research, Performance engineering and Emotion.
PUMA Against Social Injustices
Over the years, PUMA has collaborated with athletes and ambassadors who have spoken out in favour of equality for all. By encouraging activities that result in real change such as learning about the problems, and contributing to and supporting groups and initiatives, PUMA leverages their platform to assist in bringing about change.