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Sea Otter Europe 2021 set to promote urban mobility

The 2021 edition of the international festival will be a turning point in urban mobility, an aspect on which the festival wants to focus, promoting its growth and raising awareness together with the Costa Brava – Girona area. And this year it will do so in conjunction with the urban …

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Thule Group presents new long-term financial goals and sustainability ambitions

The Thule Group has presented new long-term financial goals and sustainability ambitions, in connection with its presentation of Q1’s financial results. Net sales for the first quarter of 2021 amounted to SEK 2,538m (1,744), corresponding to an increase of 45.5%. Adjusted for exchange rate fluctuations, sales increased 56%. Operating income …

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adidas Five Ten releases sustainable MTB shoes and apparel line

adidas Five Ten has released a sustainable MTB outfit. “Plastic waste and pollution are a big problem,” said a statement. “adidas has been working hard to develop and introduce innovations to help reduce the use of new plastic and virgin polyester. As a brand, adidas aims to completely phase out …

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Endura partners with Trash Free Trails

Endura has partnered with Trash Free Trails (TFT). TFT is a community-focused, non-profit organisation that aims to reduce single-use product pollution in and on trails and wild places by 75% by 2025, and reconnect people with nature through purposeful adventure. Its A-Team is a group of volunteer regional representatives from …

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Gore Fabrics Division releases summary of 2020 sustainability initiatives and goals

Gore has published its 2020 Responsibility Update for the Fabrics Division. The Responsibility Update 2020 shares details on how the division plans to leverage the newly introduced sustainability framework by using sound science, transparency and cooperation with others to provide innovative solutions to both its customers and the industry. In …

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Endura plants over 1.3 million trees in 2020, aiming to be carbon negative by 2024

Endura planted more than 1.3 million mangrove trees in the Maputo Bay area of Mozambique in 2020. The brand launched the initiative at the start of last year, committing to plant one million trees annually for the next ten years to eliminate its carbon footprint.  With the help of its …

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Greater Manchester businesses awarded TfGM accreditation for contributions to sustainable travel

Businesses across Greater Manchester have been awarded a Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) accreditation for their work in supporting on foot and by bike travel or using electric vehicles within their organisations. The businesses have achieved this recognition by evidencing their commitment to active travel, whether that be through fleet …

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Cycling associations react to EU Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

The European Commission has released its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. The strategy is part of the European Green Deal, which aims to achieve a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport, in order for the EU to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Cycling international associations ECF, CIE …

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Continental’s dandelion rubber tyre wins German Sustainability Award

Continental’s Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre, made from dandelion rubber, has won the German Sustainability Award 2021 in the category ‘Responsible Design’. “We are very pleased to receive this award,” said Dr Carla Recker, who heads the development project for obtaining natural rubber from dandelions at Continental. “The fact that we …

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Sustrans urges Government to build on £2 billion for walking and cycling to meet active travel targets

Sustrans has responded to the UK Government’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution, saying a 20%-60% reduction in traffic by 2030 is needed in order to meet climate targets. The charity said that the best way to reduce vehicle trips is to make it easier for people to walk, …

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