Vaude, which has its own repair service, too, is the first European outdoor brand to cooperate with iFixit to to tell customers how to repair its products through videos on its own website. This year, te German company was nominated twice by a jury of experts among the five best companies in Germany for corporate social responsibility that have between 250 and 999 employees. The winners were two companies from other sectors – a producer of organic and fair food called Rapunzel Naturkost and Weleda, which was praised for its responsible supply chain management.