Bullying tactics: brands can’t squeeze suppliers if they’re serious about sustainability

December 7th, 2015|Categories: Media|

By Oliver Balch | November 18, 2015 Majestic Wine this week announced the removal of its chief buyer after its pre-tax profits dropped by almost half. Supply chain relations at the ailing retailer have been tense ever [...]

Even among non-users, survey finds standards alive and kicking

December 7th, 2015|Categories: Media|

By Kristin Komives | November 30, 2015 A recent business survey found that 70% of non-users of standards will either definitely or likely begin to use standards in the future. Reading sustainability blogs and articles these [...]

PETA targets companies producing goose down

August 5th, 2015|Categories: Animal welfare|

By Lisa Fickenscher August 4, 2015 | 1:07am Feathers will soon be flying. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the advocacy group that has for years publicly battled manufacturers and retailers of fur coats, [...]

Track My Down!

August 4th, 2015|Categories: Media|

ALLIED Feather & Down is proud to officially launch trackmydown.com to the consumer with upcoming Fall 2015 down products hitting retail shelves. Trackmydown.com has been in the beta phase for some time now and we [...]

Responsible Down Standard Named OutDoor Industry Award Winner

July 15th, 2015|Categories: Press release, RDS in the news|Tags: |

Stabio, July 15, 2015 The North Face® and Textile Exchange are proud to announce that Responsible Down Standard (RDS) has been named OutDoor Industry Award Winner 2015 in the category of Sustainable Innovations. It is [...]

Introducing the Responsible Down Standard

July 14th, 2015|Categories: RDS in the news|

Down is the core of Feathered Friends. We are jumping in to down certified by the Responsible Down Standard. Fully traceable, never live plucked, never force fed. See more at featheredfriends.com/down

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