“We’re running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe.” 

- Elon Musk


Jason Robinson


Jason is CEO of Evoco, a global leader in sustainable materials. A pioneer in the industry, he is focused on creating better performing, responsible and ecological products. His expertise in engineering and science has prepared him to charter this new territory and challenge the status quo every step of the way. Dedicated to uncovering new approaches in a full 360 view of innovation, he is closing the loop on unsustainability, for good. ​


Charlotte Cooper Wang

Director of  Asia Operations

30 years of experience in footwear and fashion

Focus on manufacturing and
supplier management

Fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese

Yuko Miki 

Logistics &  Operations Manager

15 years of experience in logistics and

supply chain

Certified customs specialist

Experience with international trade

Vivian Cremer

Sales VP

Vast experience in the footwear industry

Global Sales and Business development expertise

Spearheaded international growth projects


Natalie Ashdown

Director of Operations

Process and Materials engineer

Management experience in global businesses in Europe, North America and Africa

Substantial experience commercializing
new technologies


Fates is setting the new standard for foam and is recognized by industry-leading environmental agencies.

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Green Circle Certified

Assuring accountability in today’s evolving market, Green Circle provides third-party certifications for environmental claims.

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USDA Certified Biobased Product

The USDA Certified Biobased Product label is designed to provide useful information to consumers about the biobased content of the product. The label assures a consumer that the product contains a USDA-verified amount of renewable biological ingredients.

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Fates innovation is made possible with the help of our partners.


MaRS supports Canada’s most promising start ups. Helping them grow, create jobs and solve society’s greatest challenges.


Stewart Group Limited, a 120-year-old privately-held company with a
global presence

The University is a globally top-ranked public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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