REI takes a deep dive into their ground breaking retail ‘Sustainability Standard’ and demonstrate their vision for retail in the future

  • Tuesday, July 02, 2019
    10:00 - 11:00
    Add to Calendar 2019-07-02 10:00:00 2019-07-02 11:00:00 REI taucht tief in den bahnbrechenden Einzelhandel "Sustainability Standard" ein und demonstriert ihre Vision für den Einzelhandel der Zukunft. CSR Hub & Sustainability Kiosk, B6.20 Europe/Berlin public
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    Munich Trade Fair Center, Hall B6, CSR Hub & Sustainability Kiosk, B6.20
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REI is a leading outdoor co-op based near Seattle, WA. In 2018, REI launched Product Sustainability Standards that apply to each of the more than 1,000 brands sold at the co-op. The standards outline the co-op’s expectations for how brands manage key environmental, social and animal welfare impacts associated with the products they sell. The Standards also include a list of preferred sustainability attributes that REI encourages brand partners to pursue and highlights to its customers. In this session, Greg Gausewitz – REI’s Product Sustainability Manager – will provide an overview of the Standards and how they were developed and implemented. Attendees will also have a chance to provide input on which topics REI addresses via the Standards in the future.