12.09.2009

REI Foundation Establishes the Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to Celebrate Co-Founder’s 100th Birthday

The REI Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI, has established the Mary Anderson Legacy Grant in celebration of the company co-founder’s 100th birthday.  The annual grant will recognize the contributions that Anderson made in the lives of young people during her years as a teacher, over her years of working at REI and through her life-long love of the outdoors.
09.27.2009

REI Round Rock and Lincoln Park Stores Awarded LEED® Gold Rating by USGBC

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.), the national outdoor gear and clothing retail cooperative, today announced that its stores in Round Rock, Texas and Lincoln Park, Ill. have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for Commercial Interiors from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
09.11.2009

EarthTeam Environmental Network Receives Grant from REI Foundation to Connect Youth to Nature

BERKELEY, CALIF. – EarthTeam Environmental Network today announced a $14,000 grant provided by the REI Foundation, a private foundation supported by the national outdoor gear and apparel retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI).  The grant supports EarthTeam’s Eco-Stewards, an environmental education and restoration program that integrates classroom instruction and hands-on fieldwork with student-created multimedia outreach, including television and an online magazine.
09.08.2009

REI’s Annual Stewardship Report Highlights Co-op’s Social and Environmental Work

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) today announced Ivar Chhina has been named the company’s chief financial officer.
06.12.2009

New York Restoration Project, Sustainable South Bronx, Solar One and Mount Sinai Center for Children’s Environmental Health Launch NYC Green Stops Partnership with $100,000 Grant from REI Foundation

Today four of New York City’s most respected environmental organizations – New York Restoration Project (NYRP), Solar One, Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) and Mount Sinai Center for Children’s Environmental Health – launched the NYC Green Stops Partnership, a citywide campaign aimed at connecting the city’s 2 million youth and their families with the outdoors and nature. 
02.05.2009

REI Boulder Awarded LEED® Gold Rating by the U.S. Green Building Council

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), the national outdoor gear and clothing retail cooperative, today announced that its prototype store in Boulder, Colo. has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).