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OIA Sustainability Working Group – Sustainability Snapshot Week of October 29, 2018 Solving Challenges with OIA’s Chemicals Management Community: Ensuring your end product is safe for users, workers and the environment is a matter of understanding your supply chain and ensuring chemicals are managed responsibly. Whether you’re just getting started or taking progressive steps, the…

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Is This Four Corners Town The Next Moab?

Farmington, New Mexico, is not what you’d call a nationally known hot spot for outdoorists … but it’s poised to become one before you know it. Situated in San Juan County in the northwest quadrant of New Mexico near Four Corners, Farmington (pop. 50,000), is working toward becoming the next Moab. It is a place…

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THE POWER OF LIVESTREAMING: INNOVATING YOUR BRAND

PRESENTERS:Fritz Brumder, Brandlive Brandlive Co-Founder and COO Fritz Brumder will be highlighting how major outdoor brands and retailers, such as GoPro, Yakima, Cabela’s and Osprey are leveraging live video to innovate their communication strategies. He will give a voice to this medium, which is continuing to make headway across the outdoor industry and beyond and…

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Sustainability Snapshot

OIA Sustainability Working Group – Sustainability Snapshot Week of October 22, 2018 OIA Sustainability Seminar, Networking & Happy Hour in Southern California: Join us on Wednesday for a sustainability seminar in Los Angeles, California, alongside our OIA membership team. Whether you’re just getting started or have advanced sustainability programs in place, come learn how using industry…

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OIA Sustainability Working Group – Sustainability Snapshot Week of October 15, 2018 OIA Workshop: Must-Haves for a Successful Sustainability Strategy: Do you know what it takes to make true progress on your company’s sustainability efforts? Come and hear from experts on what every brand needs in order to establish or evolve your sustainability strategy. Leave…

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NICHE: THE FIRST STEP IS THE HARDEST

THIS IS PART 4 OF A SERIES. READ THE OTHER PARTS HERE ▸ In this series of profiles, OIA takes a close look at a few outdoor brands that have created legitimate programs to reduce their impact on the environment. Invariably, each began with small or isolated efforts, but by more deeply exploring supply chains, studying…

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Sustainability Snapshot

OIA Sustainability Working Group – Sustainability Snapshot Week of October 8, 2018 OIA Sustainability Seminar, Networking & Happy Hour in Southern California: We’re hosting two free sustainability seminars in the southern California area this month, alongside our OIA membership team. Whether you’re just getting started or have advanced sustainability programs in place, come learn how using industry…

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Podcast: Jimmy Chin on “Free Solo” and #VoteTheOutdoors

In this quick-listen episode, Deborah Williams chats with renowned photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin about his new film with National Geographic, “Free Solo“, which is in theaters nationwide this month. The film profiles Alex Honnold’s attempt to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan route with no ropes. Deborah and Jimmy talk about filmmaking, photography and advocating for…

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