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2015 Sustainability Report
published 2016/07/13

Glossary

 

  DAV

German abbreviation for the German Alpine Club, the world’s largest mountaineering club. 

http://www.alpenverein.de (DAV) 

  DEHP

Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) is a plasticizer for PVC, which is classified as teratogenic and harmful to human fertility. 

  DGNB

German abbreviation for German Society for Sustainable Building Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable building. http://www.dgnb.de/en/ (DGNB) 

  DIN standards

These are standards that are set by the German Institute for Standardization. 

http://www.din.de/cmd;jsessionid=RHDY22A5RR4199FN19ABLZSA.4?level=tpl-home&languageid=en (German Institute for Standardization) 

  DNK

German abbreviation for the German Sustainability Code, a recommendation of the Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) for politics and business. Established by the Federal Government in 2001; DNK members are appointed for three years. VAUDE was one of the first 10 companies to sign the DNK. http://www.deutscher-nachhaltigkeitskodex.de (German Sustainability Code) 

  DTB

German abbreviation for Textile Clothing Dialogue, a textile and clothing industry association which has set itself the goal of improving the quality of products, headquartered in Munich. http://www.dialog-dtb.de/ (Textile Clothing Dialogue)  

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