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    Sidi Sport signs ‘Business for People and Society’ manifesto


    The Italian company Sidi Sport, which specializes in footwear and other apparel for cyclists and motorcyclists, announced its support for the manifesto “Business for People and Society.” The manifesto, which is aimed at companies, was drawn up by the UN Global Compact Network (UNGCN) Italy, the local network of the ...

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    ​Globetrotter launches new secondhand online shop


    German outdoor retailer Globetrotter has launched its own secondhand online shop. The new digital offer is operated entirely in-house, and secondhand is now integrated into the Globetrotter shop system. This enables mixed shopping baskets from our regular and secondhand range. It is also possible to sell used equipment to the ...

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    EOG, BSI to launch updated outdoor industry sustainability data tool


    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) and the Bundesverband der Deutschen Sportartikel-Industrie (BSI) have announced details of an update to an initiative that aims to standardize and harmonize product sustainability data across the outdoor sector. The Sustainability Data Exchange Questionnaire version 2.0 (SDEX 2.0) will be launched during a free webinar ...

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    Devold Transparency Map: Voluntary report in line with CSRD


    Norwegian brand Devold has voluntarily committed to reporting on the 2024 financial year as part of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The focus is on the impact of the company’s supply chain.

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    Amer Sports joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s network


    Following the announcement that Arc’teryx is joining the Ellen McArthur Foundation’s Fashion ReModel initiative, the Canadian brand’s parent company, Finland-based Amer Sports, has now also announced that the group will officially become a network member of the international charity. The Ellen McArthur Foundation develops and promotes the circular economy to ...

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    Study shows several PFAS are absorbed into human skin


    A new study from researchers at the University of Birmingham has shown that 17 commonly used PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances), also referred to as “forever chemicals,” can readily be absorbed through human skin. The study, “Dermal bioavailability of perfluoroalkyl substances using in vitro 3D human skin equivalent models,” was published in ...


    Ortlieb intensifies collaboration with Wilderness International


    Source: Ortlieb Ortlieb x Wilderness International Ortlieb Sportartikel GmbH has been supporting the Wilderness International (WI) foundation for several years to permanently preserve ecologically valuable and acutely threatened wilderness areas. Since its foundation in 2008, WI has been able to legally acquire 11.5 million square meters of ...

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    ​Woolmark launches certification for recycled wool


    The Woolmark Certification Program now includes a Recycled Wool specification focusing on pre-consumer and post-consumer wool products reclaimed and processed into new yarn, knit or woven fabrics, apparel or footwear. Recycled Wool is a sub-brand of the Woolmark logo launched under a new RW-1 Specification. It indicates that a product ...

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    WNDR Alpine launches all-season outdoor gear made with 100% biobased materials


    Salt Lake City-based WNDR Alpine makes outdoor gear and apparel with materials derived from microalgae oil. The brand is refining and expanding its hard and soft goods in celebration of its fifth anniversary this July.

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    Arc’teryx opens brand store in Munich


    Source: Hannah Hlavacek ReBird Service Center in the new Munich store After opening its first store in Berlin at the beginning of June, Arc’teryx opened its first brand store in Munich on July 6, 2024 at Theatinerstraße 36. The Canadian outdoor brand offers its entire range of ...

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    Nalgene and Reverb continue to reduce trash at US music festivals


    Nalgene Outdoor is launching its tenth year of the #RockNRefill campaign, which was launched in 2013 with US non-profit organization Reverb to reduce single-use plastic at live music events.

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    Luiz Amaral will step down as CEO of SBTi


    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has announced that Luiz Amaral has resigned for personal reasons and will step down from his role as CEO at the end of July. Susan Jenny Ehr, currently Chief Legal Officer, will take over as interim CEO. The organization said a recruitment process for ...

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    Protect Our Winters hires its first COO


    The Colorado-based climate advocacy organization Protect Our Winters (POW) announced that it has hired its very first Chief Operating Officer.

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    Didriksons unveils pilot project to reduce carbon footprint


    Swedish brand Didriksons has unveiled a new pilot project demonstrating the importance of understanding the entire value chain and finding partners with the same ambition to reduce environmental impact.

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    Rumpl publishes 2023 Impact Report


    Rumpl, a Portland-based specialist in technical outdoor blankets, has published its Impact Report 2023 in conjunction with its 10-year anniversary. The report highlights several sustainability achievements, including an overall reduction in the brand’s carbon footprint, an increase in its B-Corp score to 87.3, and changes in supply chain, sourcing and ...

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    Textile Exchange adds forests and air pollution to risk assessment tool


    Global non-profit Textile Exchange has added risk ratings and recommendations for forests and air pollution to its Materials Impact Explorer (MIE) tool, along with an additional material category for manmade cellulosic fibers (MMCF). A series of expert organizations contributed to the latest expansion of the MIE tool, including Apparel ...

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    Columbia expands Hike Society to continental Europe


    Columbia has announced the launch of its hiking program, the Columbia Hike Society, in Europe. The Hike Society is Columbia’s flagship initiative to foster a vibrant hiking community. The program was launched in the UK in 2022, where Columbia developed a series of free hikes led by collectives and content ...

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    TrusTrace introduces updated solution to prevent slave labor


    Stockholm-based global SaaS company TrusTrace, which offers a unique product traceability and supply chain compliance platform for the fashion and retail industries, announced the launch of its updated, AI-powered Forced Labor Prevention (FLP) solution that will help brands proactively map supply chains, screen them for risk and efficiently collect evidence ...

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    Mammut reduces carbon footprint by 17%: 2023 Sustainability Report


    The Swiss Mammut Sports Group AG has published its Sustainability Report for 2023, saying that it represents a significant milestone in the company’s ongoing commitment to environmental and social responsibility. Measurable achievements include reducing its carbon footprint by 17 percent and repairing 13,000 products. In addition to reducing emissions and ...

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    Worldly appoints new executives to bolster product innovation and go-to-market strategies


    Supply chain sustainability insights and data platform Worldly has hired Kevin Vranes as its new Chief Product Officer and Jay Gaines as Chief Marketing and Content Officer. They will play a key role in developing the company’s product innovation and commercialization strategies, respectively, to provide customers with solutions they urgently ...