Bergans, the Norwegian marketer of outdoor apparel and equipment, is the most recent partner of the Bluesign standard for ecological and social responsibility. The membership allows the brand to get acccess to the support of specialists in textile supply chains who help to reduce the environmental impact and resource consumption as well as to eliminate the use of hazardous ingredients in the production process. Bergans was already a member of the Environmental Lighthouse, a Norwegian standard backed by the country's government.