REI's 2011 Stewardship Report

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REI's 2011 Stewardship Report

REI’s stewardship report is published to be transparent and accountable in its social and environmental efforts with co-op members, customers, communities, employees and others. The sixth annual report details the company’s efforts to address its operational impact on the environment, protect outdoor natural spaces, and provide an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Data and metrics cover actions during 2011 for its headquarters, 122 stores, two distribution centers and aspects of its supply chain manufacturing. The report is structured into the three sections – Community; Sustainable Operations; and Workplace. A table of contents is also provided for quick reference.

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The Power of an Engaged Workplace
The Power of an Engaged Workplace By Kevin Hagen, REI director of corporate social responsibility Studies show that engaged employees create an effective workplace.  At REI, we want our employees to be motivated by their contributions, connected to our values and culture, and believe in our overall direction.  Each year, through an anonymous survey conducted by an independent...
May 22, 2012 5:30 PM ET
Who Cares About the Outdoors?
Who Cares About the outdoors? REI Partners Mobilize More Than 3 Million Volunteer Hours By Kevin Hagen, REI director of corporate social responsibility You have to admit that volunteering to care for great outdoor places is awesome on so many levels. From picking up a piece of litter as you walk along to putting...
May 2, 2012 5:00 PM ET
Pursuing Sustainability at REI: Eliminating What Shoppers Don't See Delivers a Big Win
When thinking about the sustainability of REI's operations, the complexity of the task quickly becomes apparent. Where does a person start? At REI, applying metrics against our environmental performance has helped us challenge conventional thinking (i.e., the "way we've always done it")—often in areas of our business that customers never see. Our...
Apr 26, 2012 4:30 PM ET
Can a Stewardship Report Change the World?
"Can a Stewardship Report Change the World?"  By Kevin Hagen, REI director of corporate social responsibility You can call me an eternal optimist if you would like, but I truly believe that a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report can change the world. I know because I have seen the evidence by way of the REI Stewardship...
Apr 23, 2012 8:30 PM ET
REI Releases Sixth Annual Stewardship Report
(3BL Media) Seattle, WA - April 23, 2012 - National outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) today released its sixth annual stewardship report. The report details the company’s efforts to address its operational impact on the environment, protect outdoor natural spaces, and...
Apr 23, 2012 8:30 PM ET

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