1999: Launch of the Crossing and Quiksilver initiative, environmental department of Quiksilver Europe
2000: Implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS)
2003: ISO 14001 certification of our EMS
2004: Quiksilver Foundation creation
2007: Quiksilver Initiative became Quiksilver Foundation Europe and the Sustainable Development cell
2008: Set up of the Sustainable Development Committee
2009 : ECORIDE certification
2010 : Carbon footprint of our Campus
2012: Adopted Policy Language for Protecting Ancient & Engangered Forests Through Fabric Choices
Sustainable development is a mind set !
It is about breaking down assumptions about how things are done.
It is about collaboration & sharing ideas & innovative concepts.
It is about being creative in re-thinking our business processes in ways that make us not only more efficient but also more environmentally and socially responsible. « Don’t destroy what you came to enjoy »
Protect our playgrounds, the mountain and the wave
Measure and reduce the environmental footprint of our products
Optimize our process
Train all employees about sustainability issues linked with their job
Inform and help raise sustainability awareness of our clients and consumers