South Pole Honors Rab and Lowe Alpine as “Climate Pioneers”
October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – In the countdown to COP26, independent climate solutions provider South Pole has honoured British outdoor brands Rab and Lowe Alpine (owned by Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd.) for being among the “Climate Pioneers” in the UK and Ireland that are integrating ambitious climate reduction solutions into their business strategy. Equip became a certified Climate Neutral Company in 2020, as one of the first outdoor apparel manufacturers in Europe.
After rigorous measurement of the brand’s scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, creating an ambitious emission reduction plan and investing in a portfolio of carbon credits to compensate residual and unavoidable emissions, the company was awarded South Pole’s Climate Neutral Label for the second year running in 2021. Equip is committed to reach Net Zero emissions by 2030 with carbon reduction targets based on the Science Based Target Methodology. The company applies a comprehensive CSR strategy which is embedded across the business at all levels.
Debbie Read, CSR Manager at Equip, says: “We are extremely delighted about South Poles recognition of our CSR ambitions. We are proud to work with such a supportive partner and to be able to rely on their expertise and know-how in sustainability and climate solutions.”
For more detailed information on Equip’s roadmap to reach Net Zero by 2030, please have a look at the company’s Sustainability Report 2021.
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About Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd.
Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd is an international business with the head office based in Derbyshire, UK. We are proud to own both the Rab and Lowe Alpine brands. We design exceptional product to meet the needs of our active customers. We encourage our teams to thrive and be part of our success. Our passion for the outdoors and adventurous spirit sets the foundation for what we do. We are proud to be a certified Climate Neutral Company and a Fair Wear Member since 2020. www.equipuk.com.