Burton Snowboards is an outdoor clothing brand from New England that specializes in snowboard manufacturing, outerwear, and accessories. It offers sweatshirts, jackets, pants, and activewear for the whole family.

Burton Snowboards was founded by Jake Burton Carpenter in 1977 in Londonderry. It's now headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, and designs clothing to make you look and feel good.

Burton Snowboards is committed to using fewer resources and better materials. It wants to positively impact people and the environment through safe conditions, ethical treatment, and fair labor practices.

Burton Snowboards aims to minimize harm to the environment, positively impact lives, and have as much fun as possible. It sources products responsibly and makes sure everyone feels welcome in its community.

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Sustainability Rating: 6/10

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Category: Clothing, accessories, shoes, bags

For: Women, men, children

Type: Basics, knitwear, loungewear, activewear, outerwear, underwear, boots

Style: Casual

Quality: Medium

Price: $$

Sizes: 2XS-3XL, 0-20 (US), 2-22 (UK), 32-52 (EU), 4-24 (AU)

Fabrics: Cotton, linen, hemp, lyocell, modal, viscose, acetate, polyester, nylon, spandex, polyethylene, polypropylene, acrylic, neoprene, polyurethane, rubber, leather, wool, silk, down

100% Organic: No

100% Vegan: No

Ethical & Fair: Yes

Recycling: Yes

Producing country: Austria, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Peru, Slovenia, Taiwan, United States, Vietnam

Certifications: Bluesign, RDS, BSCI, SA8000, SMETA, FLA, B Corp

Sustainability Practices

Burton Snowboards is committed to limiting its carbon footprint and promoting renewable energy generation through improvements to operations and changes to product design and manufacturing.

Burton Snowboards works with partners and like-minded brands to advocate for climate-positive policy that catalyzes system-level change. It aims to make the best products possible.

Burton Snowboards is constantly improving product designs, material choices, manufacturing practices, and energy sources. It relies on low-impact, responsibly sourced materials to reduce resource consumption and improve emissions from manufacturing.

Burton Snowboards only a small proportion of organic materials such as organic cotton and hemp or recycled materials such as recycled polyester and regenerated nylon.

Burton Snowboards publishes a list of all its manufacturers on its corporate website. It believes in offering fair compensation, sourcing our products responsibly, and driving justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Burton Snowboards has a Code of Conduct that applies to all its suppliers and subcontractors, founded on the conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Burton Snowboards monitors finished goods suppliers through regular announced and unannounced audits, including audits by accredited third parties such as the Fair Labor Association (FLA).

Burton Snowboards doesn't use exotic animal skin, hair, fur, or angora. But it uses leather, wool, silk, and down feathers to manufacture many of its clothing pieces.

These animal-derived materials are cruel and unethical. They also harm the environment by producing greenhouse gases and wastes. More sustainable alternatives exist.

Sustainability Goals

Burton Snowboards aims to be climate positive by 2025. It will reduce its emissions in line with a science-based target and invest in nature-based offset projects beyond its supply chain that sequester carbon.

Burton Snowboards also plans to reduce absolute emissions by 42% from its facilities and operations (Scope 1 & 2) by 2030 and by 55% in overall supply chain emissions (Scope 3) per unit of value added by 2030.

Burton Snowboards aims for a 50% recycled content minimum for any polyester fabric and insulation. 100% of all its cotton will be organic or recycled.

Burton Snowboards has committed to ensuring that its major suppliers reach, at minimum, internationally recognized living wage benchmarks by 2025.

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