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NEMO Wins Community Award from New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility

March 28, 2022

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Kate Ketschek
Revolution House Media

Dover, NH

NEMO, the award-winning, independent designer of outdoor gear and accessories built to improve the adventure experience, has won New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility’s (NHBSR) Measure What Matters Community Award. NHBSR celebrated the leading efforts of the state’s most environmentally and socially conscious businesses at the NH Sustainability Awards, held earlier this month. The event celebrated the incredible work of New Hampshire companies and individuals driving positive change throughout the pandemic.

The 2022 Sustainability Award Winners were recognized for their demonstrated leadership in Community, Environment, Governance, Workplace and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. The event also highlighted the outstanding efforts of the state’s next generation of sustainability leaders from its universities, as well as business leaders with systemic, robust and enduring impact within New Hampshire.

Measure What Matters, Community Award: “NEMO was recognized for its focus on building community and keeping it inclusive. The company focuses on tearing down barriers during a time when we desperately need access to adventure,” said NHBSR’s release titled, Stepping Up During the Pandemic, NH Businesses Recognized. 

“NEMO has a wide lens when it comes to sustainability,” said NEMO’s VP of Marketing, Darren Josey. “We must make real reductions in carbon while also investing in both existing and new enthusiasts having a lifetime of adventure. We believe if someone has a great time backpacking or car camping, they are more likely to help preserve this planet for future generations, which is why we created our Adventure Resources page. We want everyone to be inspired, learn new skills, find places to go, and people to go with.”

Additional honorees this year included Northeast Delta Dental, Mascoma Bank, MobilityWorks, Lonza Biologics and ReVision Energy.

New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility convenes, inspires and supports businesses and their community stakeholder to improve our workplace, our communities and the environment. Find out more at

About NEMO
NEMO is a New Hampshire-based outdoor gear company known for creating award-winning products that are built to last, comfortable and fun to use. Named the fastest growing camping brand in 2021 by NPD Group, NEMO has also been recognized by New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility as a small business leader for the environment, and recently won the 2021 Sustainability Slam for its 100K Polybag Elimination Project which commits to removing 100,000 polybags from the brand’s product line by 2023. NEMO’s reputation for design innovation across its product lines—tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, camp accessories and furniture—is an outgrowth of its design philosophy to never bring anything to market that doesn’t offer a meaningfully better experience. NEMO’s team of designers and engineers are motivated by a passion for outdoor adventure and sustainability.

Adventure Anywhere. Adventure for Anyone. Adventure Forever.