About Us

Since 1988, the Portuguese shoe company Maximo International has a long history of operating ethically.

The company’s aim, which is driven by unwavering ideals, is to offer customers great and cutting-edge products across every collection while establishing itself as a dependable and trustworthy brand.

Maximo’s dedication to sustainability is demonstrated by its tangible efforts to lessen its environmental impact, including the promotion of ecological knowledge and transparency

Maintaining a balance between respecting its history and looking to the future, we ensure that we will continue to be a benchmark in the industry.

Corporate SocialResponsibility

Embracing this commitment means, as a company, taking a heartfelt pledge to act with integrity, making a positive impact on society, and championing causes that resonate with our values, be they environmental, social, or community-driven.

The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) tracks and verifies the content of recycled materials in a final product. The standard applies to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, chemical content and labeling.

The Recycled Claim Standard (RCS) verifies the presence and amount of recycled material in a final product. This happens through input and chain-of-custody verification from a third party. It allows for the transparent, consistent and comprehensive independent evaluation and verification of recycled material content claims on products.

The Responsible Wool Standard (RWS) is a certification for wool farmers and sellers that aims to improve the welfare of sheep and the land they graze on. The RWS standard requires certification achievers must meet rigorous animal welfare, land management and social requirements.

SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) is the most widely used format for social audits in the world, enabling businesses to assess their sites and suppliers to understand working conditions in their supply chain. SMETA assesses a site based on the organisation’s compliance to labour, health and safety, environment and business ethics criteria.

Founding and Early Years

Our story is not just like any other story. It’s a true story of a brand who has always walked confidently in their path since 1988.

It’s a story of those who wanted to make a difference and give Portuguese footwear a cutting-edge touch and who saw their effort in redefining technology become an international example.

Milestones & Achievements

These years of history brought challenges but also achievements. They brought reinvented classics, unexpected collections and new trends. They made us create the new without ever underestimating the old and that’s why we’re present in more than 30 foreign markets and work with many prestigious brands.

Expansion & Growth

Our remarkable expansion has placed Maximo at the top of the Portuguese shoe market. Consumers have recognized our dedication to providing high-quality and cutting-edge items over the years, which has contributed to our success and market awareness.

Maximo’s growth has been fueled by our ability to continuously reimagine industry norms and stay ahead of fashion trends while also fusing our legacy and a forward-thinking approach.

Social and
Environmental Initiatives
Certifications and Compliance
Community Engagement Programs
Employee Welfare and Development