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Houdini Sportswear Debuts Fall ‘22, Showcasing Minimalist Outdoor Approach Urging Consumers to Reject Fast Fashion, to Buy Less and Abandon Wasteful Purchasing Habits

January 3, 2022

100% of Fall ‘22 fabrics are recycled, renewable, biodegradable or Bluesign certified STOCKHOLM (January 3, 2021) — Houdini, the global circular sportswear company, committed to designs that are timeless, functional, and minimalist, with an eye on doing more with less, launches its Fall 2022 line with an essential approach for purchasing outdoor apparel, urging consumers […]

Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How to Future-Proof Your Business in the Digital Age with SIA President Nick Sargent

October 26, 2021

Rick Saez’s Outdoor Biz Podcast Episode #299 – How To Future-Proof Your Outdoor Business In The Digital Age With SIA President Nick Sargent October 26, 2021 The unexpected pandemic impacted a large number of businesses, most especially in the outdoor industry. So the question everyone now asks is, how can you future-proof your business with […]

Snowsports Industries America and Winter Outdoor Industry Push for Passage of Bold Climate Legislation

October 20, 2021

 46 outdoor brands sign letter to Congress in support of climate provisions in reconciliation package Park City, Utah (October 20, 2021) – Snowsports Industries America (SIA) – with support from more than 40 businesses with an active interest in the winter outdoor industry – has sent an open letter to members of Congress urging them to consider […]

SIA and the Winter Outdoor Industry Send Letter To Congress Help Get Bold Climate Legislation Passed

October 19, 2021

October 19, 2021 Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, Senator Manchin, Senator Sinema, Senator Tester, Senator Hickenlooper, Senator Bennet, Senator Shaheen, Senator Hassan and Senator King: Snowsports Industries America (SIA) is the national trade association for the $79.6 billion winter outdoor industry – representing manufacturers and retailers of winter gear, from global […]

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 […]

2021 SIA Listening Campaign Recap

August 30, 2021

We greatly appreciated all those who joined us and shared their thoughts and concerns with our regional group listening sessions. In total, we had 5 sessions and 60 participants. Below are some of the key takeaways that we heard across all of the sessions: Climate How can we make a meaningful contribution? Who is the […]

The UN IPCC Report: The Most Urgent Call For Action

August 11, 2021 1 Comments

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 […]

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 […]

Mammut Celebrates Earth Day with Protect Our Winters and ClimateUnited

April 22, 2021

The Swiss outdoor brand doubles down in its commitment to the environment with new partnerships, PFC-free and bluesign product launches (Williston, VT) April 22, 2021 – Mammut, premiere mountain safety and outdoor brand, announces new partnerships with Protect Our Winters (POW) and ClimateUnited as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Mammut is dedicated to […]

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 […]