REI and OIA Sustainability Webinar Series

January 19, 2018

REI and OIA presents a series of webinars about REI’s recently-released Product Sustainability Standards. The webinars provide an overview on REI’s standards and highlight resources for brands aiming to improve their sustainability performance.

Overview of REI’s Product Sustainability Standards

An overview of REI’s Product Sustainability Standards and key resources that brands can use to elevate their sustainability performance.

 

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REI’s Product Sustainability Standards & Chemicals Management

An overview of how REI’s Product Sustainability Standards address the topic of chemicals management and several key resources brands can use to elevate their performance in this area. The webinar will feature an overview about restricted substances lists, how brands are addressing chemical impacts associated with flame retardants and durable water repellent (DWR) finishes, and the bluesign® system.


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REI’s Product Sustainability Standards & Animal Welfare

An overview of how their Product Sustainability Standards address the topic of animal welfare and several key resources brands can use to elevate their performance in this area. The webinar will feature an overview of key animal welfare concepts and impacts, particularly in down and wool supply chains. The webinar will also feature prominent animal welfare certifications, including the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) and Responsible Wool Standards (RWS).


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REI’s Product Sustainability Standards & Supply Chain Social Responsibility

An overview of how their Product Sustainability Standards address the topic of supply chain social responsibility and several key resources brands can use to elevate their performance in this area. The webinar will feature an overview about manufacturing codes of conduct and various ways that brands are continuously improving labor conditions in their supply chains. The webinar will also feature prominent social responsibility programs, including Fair Trade USA.

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Visit the REI website for more information about REI’s Product Sustainability Standards.

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