News and Updates 2017-06-05T13:24:21+00:00

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

October 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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 

Allied Feather and Down Responds to PETA Allegations

June 24th, 2016|Categories: Animal welfare, Media, Press release|

ALLIED RESPONSE TO SPECIFIC CLAIMS associating ALLIED with live-plucked material ALLIED takes our responsible sourcing initiatives extremely seriously. We have worked tirelessly for years as industry leaders developing supply chains that give our partners assurances [...]

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