40lives – New Campaign Launched by Four Paws

March 15th, 2017|Categories: Animal welfare, Media|

Four Paws has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of potential animal welfare issues in down, with a focus on the European bedding industry. http://www.40lives.org/

C&A Promotes Use of RDS

October 18th, 2016|Categories: Media, RDS in the news, Uncategorized|

October 11, 2016 New video from C&A promotes their use of the Responsible Down Standard. Watch the video on Youtube.

C&A publicly declares its commitment to responsible sourcing with its first RDS-certified down collection

October 18th, 2016|Categories: Media, Press release, RDS in the news|

October 11, 2016 C&A Europe has launched a new down puffer jacket collection, the company’s first such collection that was produced with sustainability in mind and certified to the Responsible Down Standard (RDS). The exciting [...]

EOG Open Letter to PETA

August 19th, 2016|Categories: Animal welfare, Media|

Dear PETA, Dear Noelle, June 28th 2016 First of all we would like to thank PETA for their efforts in upholding the torch of animal welfare and we truly appreciate your contributions to make this [...]

Downlite Expands RDS Certified Down Supply in Europe and Asia

July 31st, 2016|Categories: Media, Press release, RDS in the news|

July 27, 2016; Mason, OH –Downlite, a major down and feather processor and supplier of responsibly-sourced performance fills to the outdoor and home furnishings markets, announces it has invested significant resources in its RDS supply [...]

The Sustainable and Humane Practices of the Down and Feather Industry

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Animal welfare, Media, RDS in the news|

A Global Assessment of Industry Statistics and Practices Written by Harry Schmitz, Ph.D. Commissioned by the International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB) June 2016 http://www.idfb.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/IDFB_White_Paper_6.07.16.pdf 

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