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Patagonia's 2025 Climate Goal

Patagonia’s 2025 Climate Goal

Patagonia recently announced its updated climate goals - aiming to eliminate or mitigate all its carbon emissions in just 5 years. Here's how ...
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Tiroleans say "Tschüss” to CO2

Tiroleans say “Tschüss” to CO2

Previously in Suston, we’ve highlighted how ski resorts in the U.S., Switzerland and Finland are increasingly profiling themselves as green resorts – in the positive sense. Is it time for Austria to take the lead? ...
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The Sustainability Hub

The Sustainability Hub

How can leading outdoor companies do business in a responsible way? Next week, ISPO Munich will dedicate a separate area to this question at the Sustainability Hub. Suston asks five industry actors what we can expect this year ...
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The Green Button

The Green Button

Germany introduces a new seal meant to signal products made according to social, ecological and sustainable criteria. But some wonder whether it is too lax? ...
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Circular Milestone

Circular Milestone

Sympatex, Wear2Wear and Design2Recycle present an innovative vision of the future of circular design ...
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Marine Plastic Mining?

Marine Plastic Mining?

October 2, 2019 was an important date for the non-profit organization The Ocean Cleanup – and hopefully also for the Pacific Ocean, in the long run ...
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Where did Microfibers go?

Where did Microfibers go?

A few years ago, everyone was talking about microfibers. The sustainability discussion has since moved on - but that didn’t mean the problem was solved ...

Stories

Carbon Case 1: Climate Neutral

Carbon Case 1: Climate Neutral

Once a company decides to take responsibility for its carbon footprint, the first step is determining how to best do so. Klean Kanteen has turned to Climate Neutral to help take the guesswork out of their climate strategy ...
Carbon Case 2: Science Based Targets Initiative

Carbon Case 2: Science Based Targets Initiative

VF Corp – parent company to such outdoor brands as The North Face and Icebreaker – turned to the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTI) to ensure their climate goals are in line with the Paris Agreement ...
Carbon Case 3: STICA Network & UN FICCA

Carbon Case 3: STICA Network & UN FICCA

Over 90 brands in the outdoor, fashion and sports industries have now signed The UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. The STICA Network will ensure that Scandinavian brands reach the same goals ...
Higg: Ten Years in the Making

Higg: Ten Years in the Making

Since 2009, major players and competitors from the textile industry have tried to collaborate on the quest for the ideal tool to assess and improve their environmental impact. Suston tells the story about the birth, obstacles and comeback of the Higg Index ...
Wool's Second Life

Wool’s Second Life

Most Swedish sheep farmers either discard, burn or plow their wool into the ground. Suston visits the island of Gotland, where old wool is now becoming new insulation for outdoor jackets ...
Where did Microfibers go?

Where did Microfibers go?

A few years ago, everyone was talking about microfibers. The sustainability discussion has since moved on - but that didn’t mean the problem was solved ...

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