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VAUDE receives the Demography Excellence Award

VAUDE receives the Demography Excellence Award
On August 31st, VAUDE was honored with the renowned Demography Excellence Award 2017 in the category “fremd & heimisch” (foreign and familiar) for its commitment to refugees. VAUDE Personnel Manager Miriam Schilling proudly accepted the award at the Hotel InterContinental in Berlin. For years, the outdoor outfitter from Tettnang has been actively supporting the integration of refugees entering the workforce, providing them with professional opportunities. Currently VAUDE has provided nine refugees stemming from seven countries with permanent positions.

VAUDE receives the “Lea” award for social responsibility

VAUDE receives the “Lea” award for social responsibility
On July 5, 2017 VAUDE was honored for its exemplary social commitment with the Lea Medium-Sized Company Award for Social Responsibility in Baden Wuerttemberg at the New Palace in Stuttgart. This prestigious award stands for “Performance, Commitment, Appreciation” in German and VAUDE won 1st place in Category 3 for companies with 150 – 500 employees. For years this outdoor outfitter from Tettnang has been working passionately on refugee integration in the workforce. Services have included job application training sessions, workshops, sports courses and individualized assistance in finding housing and interactions with authorities. VAUDE has currently provided permanent employment for nine refugees from seven countries, two of whom accepted the “Lea”-Mittelstandspreis at the award ceremony; Buba Njie and Abdoulie Barry, both from Gambia, traveled to Stuttgart together with Miriam Schilling, Head of Human Resources at VAUDE, Lisa Fiedler, Corporate Development & CSR at VAUDE and Sarra Braa, VAUDE Manufaktur.

VAUDE successfully completes pilot project

VAUDE successfully completes pilot project
The large scale “Environmental Stewardship in the Supply Chain” project has just finished a two-year run and the mountain and bike sports outfitter VAUDE is reporting positive results. The pilot project, which was partially financed with grants, was aimed at educating Asian suppliers on the issues of environmental protection, energy stewardship and emissions management.

VAUDE Outdoor Gear in Green Shape and 100 % PFC free

VAUDE Outdoor Gear in Green Shape and 100 % PFC free
On the path of sustainability – with this motto, the mountain sports and cycling outfitter VAUDE, wishes to encourage athletes to take care of their environment. Those who wish to pursue a path of sustainability while enjoying the great outdoors can find many ways to reduce their ecological footprints while doing so. VAUDE provides gear with its own in-house Green Shape Label that does just this, proving just how sustainable functional apparel can be. Starting this Spring/Summer 2018 season, almost the entire VAUDE Apparel collection bears the Green Shape Label and is completely PFC-free, meaning that no harmful fluorocarbon compounds were used in the manufacturing.

Skarvan Trekking Backpacks: Heavy duty backpacks for wilderness trekking

Skarvan Trekking Backpacks: Heavy duty backpacks for wilderness trekking
The Scottish Highlands, the Kerry Way in Ireland or the expansive Fjäll region of Scandinavia provide plenty of space for solitude and long-distance wilderness tours. You can hike here for days without seeing a cabin or other trace of civilization along the way, so you’ll have to take everything you’ll need with you and, of course, a pack that can hold it all – such as the Skarvan backpack from VAUDE.

Skarvan Trekking Series: ready to trek, from head to toe

Skarvan Trekking Series: ready to trek, from head to toe
Four seasons in one day – that’s what they say about the weather in Ireland. And if you’re heading out for more than one, you’d better be well equipped for this meteorological extravaganza. The Skarvan Series from VAUDE is an entire apparel concept that will have you prepared for every change in the weather so you can stay focused on experiencing impressive natural spectacles.

VAUDE Outdoor Gear in Green Shape: Eco Alpine Lifestyle

VAUDE Outdoor Gear in Green Shape: Eco Alpine Lifestyle
On the path of sustainability – with this motto, the mountain sports and cycling outfitter VAUDE, wishes to encourage athletes to take care of their environment. Those who wish to pursue a path of sustainability while enjoying the great outdoors can find many ways to reduce their ecological footprints while doing so. VAUDE provides gear with its own in-house Green Shape Label that does just this, proving just how sustainable functional apparel can be. Starting this Spring/Summer 2018 season, almost the entire VAUDE Apparel collection bears the Green Shape Label and is completely PFC-free, meaning that no harmful fluorocarbon compounds were used in the manufacturing.

Footwear: Skarvan trekking shoes

Footwear: Skarvan trekking shoes
With the completely redesigned Summer 2018 Shoe Collection, the outdoor specialist VAUDE is both taking a big step forward while also reducing the environmental footprint of its products. With a uniform design language, sustainable materials and innovative technologies such as a seamless knit upper construction, the VAUDE Shoe Collection knows where it’s going: forward to nature!

Sleeping pads: extremely comfortable new models

Sleeping pads: extremely comfortable new models
Even outdoors, the proverb holds true: as you make your bed, so must you lie on it. For its newest insulation pads, VAUDE has used not only a highly technical 3D design, but has also set new standards in terms of comfort for camping, trekking and mountain adventures.

Sleeping bags: flexible, high performance synthetic fill sleeping bags

Sleeping bags: flexible, high performance synthetic fill sleeping bags
With the Säntis and Gamplüt, VAUDE is launching two innovative and highly flexible synthetic fill bags for the Summer Season 2018. The Säntis offers unparalleled freedom of movement with high-stretch zones while the Gamplüt sets new standards in versatility. Thanks to eco-friendly production meeting the Green Shape standards, a healthy night’s sleep is guaranteed.

VAUDE Rain Overalls for Mountain Bikers

VAUDE Rain Overalls for Mountain Bikers
The Moab Rain Suit is the youngest offspring in the Moab product series, specifically tailored to mountain biker needs. If you loved full-body overalls as a kid, you will love the adult version today.

VAUDE Bracket Touring Backpack Series

VAUDE Bracket Touring Backpack Series
Bracket – the newest bike backpack line VAUDE has developed for enduro and touring bikers. An ergonomically constructed back panel ensures enhanced pack stability with high freedom of movement. A wide hipbelt provides extra stability and works as a compression strap as well. All five models bear the VAUDE Green Shape Label, which labels them as eco-friendly, functional products made from sustainable materials.
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Company Birgit Weber Tel: (07542) 5306-173 »Birgit.Weber@vaude.com
Mountain Sports & Packs´n Bags Benedikt Tröster Tel: (07542) 5306-130 »Benedikt.Troester@vaude.com
Bike Sports Stephanie Herrling Tel: (07542) 5306-123 »Stephanie.Herrling@vaude.com