Arc’teryx Equipment has joined 155 multinational companies in a statement jointly issued by the Science Based Targets Initiative, the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business coalition that urges governments to include climate action in their strategies to rebuild the economy after the coronavirus epidemic. The other signatories include Adobe, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Burberry, Capgemini, Colgate Palmolive, H&M, Inditex, Nestlé, O. T. Sports Manufacture, PVH Corp. and Salesforce, among others.
Arc’teryx has recently pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 65 percent by 2030. “Arc’teryx believes that mid- and long-term economic success requires bold action on climate change – both by companies and by governments,” said Jon Hoerauf, President Arc’teryx Equipment. The Canadian outdoor company has its targets approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative, a climate-friendly partnership between the UN Global Compact, the World Resources Institute, CDP and the World Wide Fund (WWF). Arc’teryx is also a founding signatory of the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, as well as a member of the Outdoor Industry Association’s Climate Action Corps.