We strive to do the right thing in terms of our products, the outdoors and the communities where we live, work and explore. Explore our Responsibility website to learn more, and come back often - because we never stop making things better.
plastic water bottles have found a new life in our footwear
OUR 2020 TARGETS
Organic, US-Origin, or better cotton
100% of our Cotton for Apparel sourced from organic, US-origin or BCI certified sources.
2016 Result: 58%
INCLUDE RECYCLED, ORGANIC, OR RENEWABLE MATERIAL
100% of Footwear include at least one component that contains ROR content (with a minimum threshold of 10% ROR content within a component).
2016 Result: 84%
LWG SILVER OR GOLD-RATED TANNERIES
100% of Footwear, Apparel and Accessories leather sourced from LWG Silver or Gold-rated tanneries.
2016 Result: 94%
Footwear & Apparel
100% of our Footwear and Apparel are PVC-Free.
2016 Result: 98%
VOCs in Footwear
Reduce the use of Volatile Organic Compounds in our Footwear to 42 grams/pair.
2016 Result: 55 grams/pair
100% of the Durable Water Repellent used in our footwear and apparel products are non-PFC
From 2001-2015, we planted over 8.7 million trees. By 2020, we aim to reach 10 million trees.
2016 Result: 449,735 trees
By 2020, we aim to reduce our use of energy by 10% and source 50% of our energy from renewable sources.
2016 Result: 32% renewable energy
With an ultimate goal of Zero Waste, we aim for a 95% waste diversion rate by 2020.
2016 Result: 75% Diversion Rate
In 2015, we completed our one millionth hour of community service. By 2020, we plan to serve another 500,000.
2016 Result: 52,424 hours
Employees Engaged In Service
Strengthen our communities and our brand culture by engaging at least 80% of our employees globally in community service.
2016 Result: 42%
Community Service Events
From 2010-2015, we arranged over 5,000 service projects in communities around the globe. By 2020, we aim to support 6,000 more.
2016 Result: 454 projects
This is so much more than a boot. This boot is creating change.
This boot helps create jobs, restore communities and build futures. Why? Because it's made with one of the most responsible fabrics on the planet.
Thread Ground to Good™ fabric is made from 50% recycled plastic bottles reclaimed from Haiti and Honduras, which supports an ever-growing network of jobs in the developing world as well as the United States.