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World renowned climate researcher hosts think tank – on skis

Can we combine hard climate work with fun mountain play? Not only is it possible, it may be necessary.

By Gabriel Arthur

Saving old-growth forests – why is it important?

From scientists to global companies, forests are identified as a key to mitigating climate change. At the same time, deforestation continues. Meet one of the enthusiasts protecting forests – with the support of Swedish outdoor companies.

By Philipp Olsmeyer

“Strong will to put an end to ‘Forever Chemicals'”

Hazardous highly fluorinated substances or PFAS, are being phased out, but it’s proving to be a job easier said than done. Lisa Skedung, co-editor of the recently released PFAS Substitution Guide, shares how to put an end to them.

By Jonathan Eidse

Solar Solutions in Vietnam

Wouldn’t it be great if a group of Western brands sharing the same manufacturers in Vietnam would say: “Hey, let’s collaborate to switch out fossil energy and invest in solar power on the rooftops of the Vietnamese facilities!” Good news: this is already happening.

By Gabriel Arthur

Partner Planet Stories

A Conscious Choice

Ever since W. L. Gore & Associates was founded by Bob and Vieve Gore, treating people fairly and caring for the environment have been integral parts of the Gore culture.

By GORE

The Blue Way Pays – in more ways than one

Not just a label, Bluesign is about finding solutions to both today’s and tomorrow’s social and environmental challenges, avoiding risks and creating critical mass to enact positive change across the supply chain.

By Bluesign

A Water-Efficient Innovation

Nature continues to provoke and inspire ECCO’s researchers who have developed DriTan™, an innovative technology that drastically reduces the amount of water needed to tan leathers.

By ECCO

In 3-5 Years, Recycling Will Hit a “Bottle-Neck”

While the use of recycled polyester in textiles is finally picking up, we need to build our own recycling supply chain as the race for PET bottles has started.

By SympaTex

Untapped Gold Mine

Ride, Protect & Share, these three words represent the essence of who we are: a snowboard, ski, surf, and outdoor clothing brand who, while not taking ourselves too seriously, still want to effect change.

By Morphlon

EOCA’s Plastic Pledge

In 2020, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has challenged exhibitors at ISPO Munich to adopt the Plastic Pledge. EOCA explains what it’s about.

By EOG