With an increasingly popular collection system for used apparel in place, Bergans of Norway had to decide what to do with returned clothing, besides repairing and reusing. Bergan’s solution? Redesign! A woollen knit sweater, a onetime favourite for autumn evenings beside...

As a brand born for life outside, the world around us is at the heart of everything KEEN does. Truly a business unusual, KEEN is challenging the status quo on the journey to reduce their impact and protect the open...

Sustainable experiences will stay with you. New doors open up. Fresh perspectives that both change us and bring about change in our lives. As a true eco pioneer, German brand VAUDE is not afraid to head down a path that’s uncertain...

Reima is the top international brand focusing on kids’ performance wear only. For spring 2019, Reima introduces sustainably designed garments that make the warm times of the year safer and more comfortable for children. Since its founding in Finland in 1944,...

The bluesign® system has become the industry’s highest standard for safe, sustainable and efficient manufacturing in the textile supply chain. While the label bluesign is well-known in the industry and end consumers have begun to recognize the label, few know...

Two years ago, the functional textile supplier Sympatex set sail on a mission: to close the loop in the outdoor apparel industry without compromising performance. Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan set sail on the first circumnavigation of the earth. After...

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...