More than 400,000 mountain sheep live in the harsh mountainous landscape of the Swiss Alps. Each year, they provide approximately 1000 metric tons of fair-trade wool, collected directly from the Swisswool suppliers. The climate control properties and elasticity of Swisswool...

Ski-touring in Northern Norway, ice skating in Swedish Lapland or winter kayaking in Stockholm’s frosty archipelago – with a minimum ecological impact. Meet five adventurers from Scandinavia’s outdoor elite who pursue their passions along with the greatest concern for the...

In 2017, Blackrock’s Larry Fink – CEO to one of the largest investment companies in the world – sent ripples across the financial world when in his annual letter, he addressed the CEOs of their shareholdings as follows: “Environmental, social...

As the first shoe ever, AKU Bellamont Plus has recently been awarded the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) – an achievement that comes from a rigorous calculation involving all partners along the entire supply chain. In an industry first, Italian footwear specialist...

In their flagship store in Oslo, Bergans of Norway is turning their vision of a circular economy into a reality. The 1000 m2 store near Oslo City Hall first opened in August 2016. Besides offering the world’s largest assortment of Bergans...

With over 150 years’ experience manufacturing wool clothing, Devold of Norway views wool sourcing as a key to quality. In 2016, the company decided to begin buying merino wool direct from selected sheep farms – and to pay them a...

Since 2009, Fjällräven has been developing its 100% traceable down scheme known as the Down Promise, today considered to be among the best in the outdoor industry. Now they want to find a similar solution for wool. “We’ve often bought wool...