North Outdoor's main raw material is mulesing free merino wool. The wool they use is also WOOLMARK® certified, which guarantees high quality merino wool. They also have the international OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 which guarantees that North Outdoor products are free from substances harmful to health in contact with the skin.
North Outdoor manufactures its products in Finland and China and is a member of the amfori BSCI. Amfori BSCI (formerly known as the Business Social Compliance Initiative, BSCI) is a global initiative that aims to improve working conditions in international supply chains. North Outdoor also wants to contribute to responsible operations in China, so they personally visit the factories 2-4 times a year.
North Outdoor takes responsibility for the sustainability of merino wool and the brand. They also want to keep their carbon footprint as light as possible by making small and big choices for nature. Also, more than 50% of the energy used by North Outdoor comes from renewable sources.
Read more about North Outdoor's sustainability here.