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2015 Sustainability Report
published 2016/07/13

Glossary

 

  G8 States

The "Group of Eight" (G8) was a merger of the industrialized countries USA, UK, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy and Russia until March 25, 2014. In the course of Crimean Crisis, Russia was excluded from the circle. Currently, the G7 is in effect, as it was between 1967-1998. 

  GermanFashion

A fashion association which represents the German fashion industry and their interests. http://www.germanfashion.net (Modeverband Germany) 

  Gold Standard

Certification organization for climate protection projects, www.goldstandard.org

  Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol)

The instrument most widely used to calculate and manage GHG emissions. http://www.ghgprotocol.org (GHG Protocol) 

  Greenpeace

An independent, global organization in over 40 countries with the goal to “ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity”. http://www.greenpeace.de (Greenpeace Germany) 

  Green Shape

Green Shape is your VAUDE guarantee for environmentally friendly products - from sustainable materials and resource-saving production. Our goal is the best for man and nature. 

Read more: VAUDE Green Shape 

  GRI

Global Reporting Initiative, an organization founded in 1997 promotes the use of sustainability reporting as a way for organizations to become more sustainable and contribute to sustainable development. https://www.globalreporting.org/ (Global Reporting Initiative) 

  GS

German abbreviation for Tested Safety. The GS seal certifies products that meet the requirements of the Product Safety Act. 

  GTZ

GTZ is used to calculate the heating requirements of a building during the heating season. 

  GWÖ

German abbreviation for Economy for the Common Good, a movement launched in 2010 that is an alternative economic system built on values that promote the needs of the entire population. It is a tool for economic, political, and social change – a bridge to a better future. https://www.ecogood.org (GWÖ) 

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