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COMPANIES RESPOND TO CODE RED FOR HUMANITY WITH #CALL4CLIMATENOW CAMPAIGN

September 15, 2021

MORE THAN 160 BUSINESSES CALL UPON THEIR CONSUMERS TO TAKE BOLD CLIMATE ACTION MINNEAPOLIS, MN— September 15, 2021 – The Climate Collaborative today announced that more than 160 businesses from across the U.S. have joined together in the #Call4ClimateNOW campaign, the first of its kind, to rally the American public to urge our nation’s lawmakers to address […]

The UN IPCC Report: The Most Urgent Call For Action

August 11, 2021

Emerging through the trees onto an exposed ridge above Vail this past weekend, we looked around a surreal smoky landscape and I pointed out into the hazy, gray nothingness and said to my two sons, “on a normal day, you’d see giant mountains all around us.” Then, the next morning, as we took our first […]

SIA Joins Business Coalition Urging Against Vietnam Tariffs

July 14, 2021

With the one-year deadline for completing the two probes into Vietnam’s potential undervalued currency and illegal logging practices less than three months away and still unresolved, the business community has grown increasingly concerned that USTR could soon publish a list of Vietnamese exports that could be hit with 301 tariffs. This week, SIA joined 76 […]

Fact Sheet: Colorado’s Climate Legislation, HB21-1266

June 11, 2021

After months of debate and outreach by key stakeholders, including SIA’s Colorado-based winter outdoor industry members, Governor Polis signed HB21-1266, a piece of legislation which will advance environmental justice and help the state make progress toward reaching its science-based climate goals Thank you to all of the SIA members who took time to elevate your […]

Engaging and Uniting the Outdoor Winter Community to Battle the Climate Crisis

April 14, 2021

Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Launches ClimateUnited Week SIA presents ClimateUnited Week, a workshop series designed to engage the winter outdoor community in implementing a strategic and actionable approach to business-based climate solutions. ClimateUnited Week provides four 30-minute virtual workshops focused on winter outdoor businesses who are beginning their path toward sustainability and climate solutions. SIA […]

The OBCP Letter to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis H2-359 Ford Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, As the three trade associations representing the U.S. outdoor industry, we are sending a letter in support of your hearing this week, “Making the Case for Climate Action: The Growing Risks […]

SIA’s ClimateUnited Week, April 19-22, 2021

April 5, 2021

April 19-22, 2021, In partnership with The Underswell   To recognize Earth Day, we’ll be hosting a series of climate-related discussions to help inform us how our industry can best approach the climate challenge. Join us for a valuable session each day during ClimateUnited Week, April 19-22, 2021.   April 19, 2021, 11:00 a.m. MDT “Why […]

Colorado State Bill 21-200 Letter to the Senate President, Speaker of the House and Governor

March 31, 2021

  March 31, 2021 Leroy M. Garcia, Jr. Senate President Colorado General Assembly 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 272 Denver, CO 80203 Alec Garnett Speaker of the House Colorado General Assembly 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Room 307 Denver, CO 80203 Jared Polis Governor of Colorado 200 E. Colfax Avenue, Rm. 136 Denver, CO 80203 Dear […]

55 Winter Outdoor Industry Businesses Celebrate The U.S. Re-Entry Into The Paris Climate Agreement

January 20, 2021 2 Comments

Today, as the U.S. began the process of re-entering the Paris Climate Agreement, 55 winter outdoor industry businesses sent a letter to the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy For Climate John Kerry, expressing support for the Administration’s commitment to addressing climate change and their thanks for re-committing the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement. ~ […]

The Winter Outdoor Industry Celebrates The Paris Climate Agreement’s Anniversary

December 11, 2020

Saturday, December 12, 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the historic Paris Climate Agreement. In 2021, the United States will re-enter the Paris Agreement and once again be a constructive player in the global effort to tackle climate change. To celebrate this milestone, as part of the “We Are Still In” movement, SIA, the Outdoor […]