A Brazilian brand and global leader in open-footwear, offering products that go beyond sandals.
Present in more than 350 thousand points of sale across Brazil.
Present in 130 countries.
More than 260 million pairs sold each year across the world.
A Californian brand of footwear and accessories that combines style and comfort, made from recyclable materials and fibers.
In 2021, Alpa started the process to buy-back 49.9% of its shares
To date, it has recycled over 100 million plastic bottles to manufacture its products
Over 2 million customers in the US and Canada
A startup specialized in digital solutions and innovation
Purchased by Alpa in May 2021, it is responsible for driving the company’s digital transformation and has already made important deliveries such as updating FlagShip Havaianas and the B2B Ecosystem
Over 400 people focused on technology, user experience, and design
The content of this Annual Report refers to Alpargatas Corporate and Havaianas
*In addition to satellite operations in Alagoa Nova and Mogeiro, managed by Campina Grande and Santa Rita.
Headquarters in San Francisco, California
1 office in New York
1 office in Shanghai
Plant in Dongguan (China)
Proprietary stores in the US
Online sales in the US and Canada
Offices in Belo Horizonte and Lavras, MG, and in São Paulo, SP
Investments in global expansion of Havaianas, especially in Brazil, China, the US, and Europe.
Constantly searching to expand our digital presence with new technologies, and increasing DTC (Direct-to-Consumer) and B2B (Business to Business) sales.
New products and materials, new categories and partnerships. Global launches!
Innovation connected to sustainability and shared value creation, looking for comprehensive and systemic solutions along the entire supply chain.
Learn more about our strategic pillars.
In order for our business to remain sustainable, it must address the interests of all our audiences, this means searching for positive impact in society and the environment.
The Alpa Sustainability Strategy, comprised of the Circular Economy, Responsible Operations, D&I, and Local Development pillars was launched, with 12 targets for 2030.
The company is part of B3’s Level 1 Corporate Governance, which is made up of the companies with the best governance practices
The Executive Board (Directors) is responsible for managing the business, and includes: 1 Chair and 10 Deputy-Chairs (4 of them statutory)
The Board of Directors is comprised of 8 members (5 elected by the controlling
1 representing minority shareholders, and 2 independent members)
It is supported by four committees: Auditing, People, Strategy, and Finance
The Sustainability Committee reports to the CEO and is responsible for the strategic alignment and direction of the theme within the company. It has eight members, one of them independent, and is international in scope
Launched ALUFlix, a platform for content streaming that includes digital training
Created the Sustainability Academy that launched a Webseries dedicated to the theme, with 13 episodes with 2 thousand views in just 6 months
Recognized as one of the best companies to work for by the IGPTW
The results of the climate survey show that 62% of our employees are proud to work for Alpa!
Published the Corporate Policy on Respect for Diversity, together with a number of discussions, trainings, and workshops on the theme
Digitized the People area using people analytics, artificial intelligence, and agile mindset technologies
were donated to global NGO All Out
incidents of online psychological support provided to the LGBTQIA+ community around the world in 2021
Drove initiatives to reduce Alpa’s environmental footprint, such as the Aquarius project, which replaced the cartons used in Havaianas packaging with envelopes, reducing paper use by 2.7 thousand tons, also optimizing transportation and storage.
Launched TNS Havaianas, a sneaker where 60% of the soles and 50% of the uppers are made of renewable and recycled materials.
Created the Havaianas Team Brazil, a collection of exclusive prints. Seven percent of total sales will be donated to support Olympic and Para-Olympic athletes.
Started to provide service in Brazilian sign language (Libras) on its e-commerce channels
The ReCiclo reverse logistics program collects ad disposes of sandals discarded by users. It currently has over 162 collection points around the world that received 10,372 kg of sandals
our suppliers are approved based on Alpargatas criteria.
Individualized service for suppliers during the Covid-19 pandemic
Ninety percent of our suppliers, or 60% of our purchases by value, are located in Brazil
Some 226 new suppliers contracted in the year
Suppliers are monitored and managed from time to time using approval and re-approval processes that include audits and document analyses
The Institute helps children and adolescents.
Learn about Instituto Alpargatas main projects
Developing the Company’s Social Responsibility Strategy
Hired 25 people from the Alpa TRANSForms Program that focuses on expanding opportunities for trans persons to join the workforce
Set aside R$ 5 million to support the complications emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as masks, footwear, and basic baskets of food
The 13th Alpa Bem-Faz (Does Good), an annual volunteer event, collected R$ 48 thousand in 2021, and performed 25 volunteer activities with the involvement of 1,555 volunteers
initial investment in efficiency, cost reduction, and improved service levels
invested to build the Havaianas Innovation Center in Campina Grande, PB, inaugurated in 2021
The amount of water used per pair of footwear in our plants dropped 21% by volume in 2021
The amount of energy used dropped 9.5% in GJ.
Greenhouse gas emissions dropped 2.7% (tCO2e/pair)
A new distribution center is being built at our Campina Grande, PB plant, which will provide faster, safer, and more efficient service to global demand before the year is out
Net profit went from:
Alpa’s annual profit margin
Please go to our Financial Statements for our full financial results.
In 2021 Alpargatas invested in Ioasys and Rothy’s, and completed the divestment of the Mizuno and Osklen brands
Exports of Havaianas already account for 32% of total net revenue. In Europe, sales reached a record level of over 12 million of the 31 million pairs sold abroad
In Brazil 230 million pairs of flip-flops were sold. The brand grew at an annual rate of over 14%