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2016 Sustainability Report
published 2017/08/01

VAUDE at the China Textile Sustainability Summit 2017

July 13, 2017 – The China Textile Sustainability Summit 2017 took place in Hangzhou, China on July 5-6. This prestigious summit is Asia's most important event in the field of sustainability. A variety of experts reported on topics such as recycling, water pollution and chemicals management.

For VAUDE a great honor

As an example of best practices, VAUDE was explicitly invited to present a key note address at this year's China Sustainable Textile Summit. Hucky Hu, VAUDE Production and CSR Manager Asia, presented the company's sustainable corporate philosophy in an engaging presentation. He then took part in a panel discussion and competently responded to strategic questions.


VAUDE at the China Textile Sustainability Summit 2017

For VAUDE, it was a great honor to be able to speak at this high-profile event as a medium-sized German outdoor brand. It clearly demonstrates that we are perceived as a sustainable company in China as well – both as a contractor for producers and customer for material manufacturers, as well as a sustainable brand in the highly competitive Chinese outdoor market. It also shows that our team in Asia is now highly proficient in environmental protection and social responsibility. They identify with our corporate values and actively participate in them.


Our recent successfully implemented Environmental Stewardship Program in the textile supply chain has contributed to this perception. More

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