Kathmandu’s ongoing commitment to innovation and sustainability commended with a momentous award won for the brands NXT Level Bio Down jacket launching later this year.
The winners of the fourth annual Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards were announced in a live ceremony during Outdoor Retailer Snow Show in Denver, Colorado. Outdoor Retailer is the largest US trade show and premier business event for the outdoor industry.
Kathmandu NXT Level Bio Down jacket was chosen from a pool of 152 entries. This year’s winners of the annual awards were selected by the judging panel from the 35 finalist outdoor products, materials, and services. They represent gear and programs from across all seasons and were scored based on original design, function, impact, and inspiring attributes.
Robert Fry, Kathmandu general manager of product, said: “As a brand, Kathmandu has the goal to have 100 per cent of our products designed, developed, and manufactured using elements of circularity principles by 2025. This jacket shows how deeply committed we are to this 2025 goal as we continue to change the way we look at our product and its impact on our planet; it’s the ultimate expression of passion, dedication, and skill used with the sole intention to make the world a better place.”