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Big outdoor events with small footprints

How can event organizers bring larger numbers of people outdoors, but with smaller ecological footprints?

By Will Renwick

Is the Planetary Boundaries framework the new sustainability paradigm?

Find out what the Planetary Boundaries framework means for sustainability in the outdoor industry.

By Jonathan Eidse

Visions from the Changemakers: Gina Lovett, Environmental Initiatives Manager, Patagonia EMEA

How can outdoor companies navigate and steer in the right directions? And not get swamped in the daily operations? In this interview, Suston Editor-in-chief Gabriel Arthur discusses activism, goals and impact with Gina Lovett from Patagonia.

By Gabriel Arthur

10 sustainable outdoor travel destinations in Europe

From green cities to mountain villages – here are 10 European destinations that are leading the way in terms of sustainability – with great outdoor activities around the corner.

By Karen Hensel

Is “Made in EU” More Sustainable?

“Made in EU” often stands for advantages such as strict quality standards and shorter delivery routes. Our guide provides an overview of ten brands that manufacture in Europe, and their advantages in terms of sustainability.

By Martina Wengenmeir

Partner Stories

Performance Days Expands

The trade fair is once again expanding its portfolio: In addition to the fabric innovations and trends for performance wear, footwear and accessories, the new “Bodywear Collective” will be showcasing trends from the bodywear segment for the first time.

By Performance Days

Aku’s Organizational Carbon Footprint

Italian footwear brand Aku continues the process of studying and assessing its environmental impact with a new certification intended to provide a scientific basis for taking concrete reduction actions.

By AKU

In Case you Missed

“Are certifications bullshit?”

While European brands began voluntarily phasing out PFAS in outdoor equipment years ago, US brands have been dragging their feet. Will incoming legislation finally level the playing field?

By SUSTON

Europe’s 10 Outdoor Capitals

Where to live and work, if you want access to academia, city culture, outdoor brands and amazing nature around the corner? We list ten leading European outdoor capitals where outdoor is a part of the city soul – and so should sustainability.

By SUSTON

DIVEST: proven failure or climate’s greatest hope?

It is “one minute to midnight” for the climate – do you know where your money is right now? Suston provides a primer on the divest from fossil fuel movement.

By Jonathan Eidse

Ecocide: A New Law For Nature

Shouldn’t crimes against nature have the same judicial status as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes of aggression? Absolutely, says the movement that wants to put an end to ecocide, and adds: “It is starting to happen!”

By Jonathan Eidse

Sustainability reporting: Do’s and Don’ts

More and more outdoor brands are releasing annual sustainability reports – Suston reaches out to seasoned outdoor companies to learn best practices, common challenges, and how to overcome them.

By Jonathan Eidse