Expedition Sustainability

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Expedition Sustainability

For 45 years, The North Face has been empowering people to explore the outdoors. This focus on the natural world has opened our eyes to the many challenges facing our planet. It’s not just our responsibility to ensure our products and business practices have the smallest possible impact on the environment — we strive to be a leader in meeting those challenges.

We are very proud of the accomplishments we’ve made and recognize there are continued areas for improvement. For example, in 2010 we made great progress on working with our suppliers around the bluesign® standard and we are on track to meet our goals for greenhouse gas reduction. As a global and growing brand, however, we can and will do more to expand our sustainability efforts across the world.

FMRs from this campaign

The North Face Expands “Clothes The Loop” Recycling Program to Give More Consumers the Power to Reduce Apparel Waste
Jan. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Clothes The Loop recycling program, an initiative designed to reduce the amount of clothing and footwear headed to landfills. Through an ongoing partnership with I:CO USA, Clothes The Loop extends the lifecycle of apparel and footwear deposited by consumers by reusing items or reverting them to basic materials for manufacturing.
Jan 23, 2014 9:00 AM ET
The North Face Releases Global Responsible Down Standard
Alameda, Calif., January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today The North Face announced the completion of its Responsible Down Standard (RDS) which provides a global standard through which The North Face can evaluate and certify its full down supply chain.
Jan 22, 2014 12:05 PM ET
Protect Our Winters Reboots its HOT PLANET/COOL ATHLETES Climate Change Assembly, With Pro Athletes and a Renewed Focus on Empowering Students to Take Action
November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - While the new International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report confirmed recently that climate change is indisputable, it’s something that the winter sports community has been seeing first-hand for years.
Nov 5, 2013 6:00 AM ET
The North Face Recognized By EPA As Leader For Commitment And Use Of Green Power Sources
September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, was awarded today a 2013 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market.
Sep 30, 2013 5:30 PM ET