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The North Face Fall 2016 Line Will Use 100% Certified Responsible Down

by Hannah Furlong | January 8, 2016 One year earlier than expected, The North Face will use 100 percent certified responsible down in all of the retail and wholesale down products in its Fall 2016 line. The down fill will be certified through the Responsible Down Standard (RDS), which the company contributed to in partnership with global non-profit organization Textile Exchange and [...]

By | 2016-07-21T16:29:20+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Media, RDS in the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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 since it asked suppliers to stump up cash towards its new warehouse. Regrettably, such practices are all too common. Global [...]

By | 2017-06-05T13:24:24+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Media|0 Comments

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

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 days can easily leave you with the impression that sustainability standards have passed their prime, that we are in a ‘beyond [...]

By | 2017-06-05T13:24:24+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Media|0 Comments

PETA targets companies producing goose down

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, is quietly taking aim at its next big target, The Post has learned: goose down. The geese, according to PETA, [...]

By | 2015-08-05T19:32:53+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Animal welfare|0 Comments

Track My Down!

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 are happy to announce that for Fall 2015, a number of brands have included this tool into their products as [...]

By | 2017-06-05T13:24:24+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Media|0 Comments
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