Vaude Green Info

 
 
We strive for good working conditions and wages for all workers. We are a member of the Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) and we are committed to continuously improve working conditions at all of our production facilities. We monitor these conditions regularly. VAUDE has achieved leader status, the highest status of FWF membership.
Green Shape

With our Green Shape label, we offer functional, environmentally-friendly  products made from sustainable materials. They are manufactured under fair working conditions along the entire supply chain. The criteria for the label are strict and transparent. They are under constant review and cover the entire lifecycle of the product from design, through production, care and maintenance, to repair and the product’s end of life. Find out more about Green Shape.

Eco Finish

VAUDE products bearing the Eco Finish been waterproofed in an environmentally-friendly way without fluorocarbons (PFC). PFCs are part of a group of chemical compounds which are used to waterproof the outer layer of many outdoor products. They have come under criticism for being non-biodegradable, bioaccumulative and toxic, and suspected of being harmful to health. VAUDE has made a clear commitment to completely renouncing PFCs. Find out more about Eco Finish

VAUDE Ecolour

VAUDE ecolour is a dye process in which dyes are added directly to the yarn spinning process, reducing CO2 emissions by half. In addition, the process uses 90% less water than conventional dye processing. VAUDE ecolour needs 63% fewer chemicals.

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