Energy use is the largest contributor to REI's climate impact. In recent years, the leading outdoor retailer has taken actions to reduce its greenhouse gas impact. A retrofit of its data center is its latest effort, resulting in a 93 percent reduction in the cooling energy used to operate the facility.
Each day, REI takes actions to decrease its impact on the planet, partner in the community to ensure the availability of natural spaces, and provide a rewarding workplace. In its 2012 stewardship report the leading outdoor retailer updates customers, members, employees and other stakeholders on its social responsibility work for the year.
Trails, parks and waterways across the country are even more enjoyable and accessible thanks to REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) and its more than 260 nonprofit partners. The national outdoor gear and clothing retailer granted more than $3.9 million this year to national and local organizations offering volunteer programs in the outdoors.
National outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) today released its sixth annual stewardship report. The report details the company’s efforts to address its operational impact on the environment, protect outdoor natural spaces, and provide an inclusive and rewarding workplace.
SEATTLE - REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today announced the distribution of $600,000 to 14 nonprofit partners across the country through its Stewardship Leader Grants. REI selected one leading organization in each of its largest markets to provide larger grants for their volunteer programming, as well as local REI outreach team support.
The REI Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI, awarded its annual $50,000 Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to The Mountaineers, the Seattle-based outdoor education, recreation and conservation nonprofit founded in 1906.
REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), a national outdoor gear and clothing retailer, today announced plans to grant $4.2 million this year to nonprofits across the country that work to preserve and maintain natural spaces through active volunteer programs.
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