Posts tagged as vaude

  • vaude_epiclist_wood-table_2

    Monday, November 9th 2015

    Vaude acquires travel and adventure app

    by Markus Huber

    German outdoor brand Vaude intends to strengthen its ties with smartphone aficionados by acquiring the Epiclist app. Epiclist is an iPhone-compatible application designed for posting travel and outdoor stories which users can share with their friends. So far some 13,000 adventure stories can be found at Epiclist, which helps users to plan and document their […]

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    Monday, October 12th 2015

    Vaude opens new, fully sustainable headquarters

    by Markus Huber

    Vaude, the German outdoor brand which is aiming to become Europe’s most eco-friendly company in that sector, has opened its entirely revamped headquarters in Tettnang, near Lake Constance. New features of the work space, designed to accommodate some 500 people, include a green campus, a climbing wall, a restaurant offering solely organic food and a new employee-friendly office layout. According to […]

  • Friday, June 5th 2015

    BSI and leading brands join German alliance for sustainable textiles

    by Markus Huber

    BSI, the German Sports Goods Manufacturers Association, has joined the governmental initiative Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien (“alliance for sustainable textiles”). It is also encouraging its members to do the same. The federation is following the invitation of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to join forces for increased corporate social responsibility both in […]

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    Thursday, April 30th 2015

    Vaude’s headquarters catches fire

    by Markus Huber

    On the night of April 27, the headquarters of outdoor company Vaude in the town of Tettnang were hit by a lightning, which caused a fire. Some 70 firemen managed to extinguish the fire quickly. However, it appears that there was substantial damage to the production facility and the corporate kindergarten. Fortunately, no one was injured. […]

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    Wednesday, March 4th 2015

    Vaude opens second-hand store on eBay

    by Markus Huber

    Vaude, the German outdoor brand, and eBay have teamed up to launch an online store for used items from the brand. The move is part of the supplier’s approach to do business in the most sustainable way possible. Vaude believes that the best way to help the environment is to use products for as long as possible instead of […]

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    Wednesday, August 6th 2014

    Vaude photo comp goes to public vote

    by Markus Huber

     Entries for this year’s Vaude Visions Photo Competition were submitted by the end of July. The overall winner will be presented with a €10,ooo cash prize. Now Vaude has handed over some of the judging to the general public, asking them to select the best 20 shots that will make it through to the final round. Anyone who […]

  • Thursday, December 12th 2013

    Vaude launches visionary website

    by Markus Huber

    On the occasion of the international day of the mountains, the outdoor company Vaude launched its new website, vaudevisions.com. The site features breathtaking images shot by the brand’s partner photographers and highlights the adventures of its sponsored athletes. Visitors will find everything here from action photos and landscape shots to fascinating natural phenomena—which might even […]

  • Wednesday, January 23rd 2013

    Vaude is nominated for prestigious CSR award

    by Markus Huber

    The German outdoor brand has been nominated for the award for corporate social responsibility handed out annually by the German government. Vaude reached the final round in its category, for companies with 500 to 4,999 employees. Vaude will compete against four other firms, including Hipp, which makes baby food, and Microsoft Germany. The winning company […]

  • Friday, July 6th 2012

    Vaude wins against food chain in unfair competition quarrel

    by Markus Huber

    Vaude has successfully taken Schwarz E-Commerce, the internet subsidiary of Lidl, the German food chain, to court, complaining about unfair competition. The outdoor brand complained that Schwarz E-Commerce had used a picture of Vaude’s Hogan UL tent to advertise its own offer, in this case a tent that looks very similar to Vaude’s, but costs […]

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2012

    Von Dewitz rewarded for green approach

    by ISPO NEWSBLOG

    Vaude’s commitment to the environment was applauded by the German Environmental Management Association (BAUM), which gave its award for small and medium-sized enterprises to Antje von Dewitz, chief executive of the German outdoor company. She received the award at a reception with Germany’s minister for environment, Peter Altmaier. Vaude has set itself a target to […]