at a glance
Our top 5
Fair Labor Association accredited.
Kathmandu became the first brand in the Southern Hemisphere to be accredited by the Fair Labour Association. Our goal is to set the standards in AU/NZ for workers’ rights, safety and empowerment.
Scored an 'A' in the Ethical Fashion Report.
We went from a B+ to an A on the Ethical Fashion Report. Produced by Baptist World Aid & Tearfund, we were scored on the visibility and transparency across our supply chain.
"We are not about ticking boxes.
We are about making change."
corporate social responsibility manager
Number 2 in the world for materials.
The Textile Exchange ranked us #2 for our use of sustainable materials for the second year running. We improved our uptake of recycled cotton and 100% preferred man-made cellulosics.
|by Volume on the Recycled Cotton Leaderboard||
100%Included in the 100% Club on the Preferred Down Leaderboard & the Preferred Man-Made Cellulosics Leaderboard
|on the Race-To-The-Top Leaderboard for Preferred Cotton|
WORLD RANKING IN THE TEXTILE EXCHANGE PREFERRED MATERIALS REPORT
|by Volume on the Preferred Down Leaderboard|
|by Growth on the Preferred Down Leaderboard|
Recycled 6.7 million bottles into our gear.
In the past year, Kathmandu has recycled more than 6.7 million plastic bottles into our outdoor gear. Next year we’re aiming for 7.5 million.
80% towards our zero waste to landfill target.
A few years ago, in the eagerness to run a more sustainable business, Kathmandu set an ambitious zero waste goal – a target that’s already 80% achieved.