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How The North Face Is Changing the Down Industry

Since the release of the Responsible Down Standard (RDS) in January, we have been working diligently to get the RDS rolled out to the industry and implemented across our own supply chain. Doing this has been a complex and challenging project for The North Face and our partners, but we believe the RDS will make…

The Imperative of Worker Safety

At The North Face, providing safe working conditions for garment workers across the world is one of our top priorities. Through our parent company, VF Corporation, we are proud to be a founding member of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a five-year, legally binding, results-oriented initiative dedicated to improving worker safety in Bangladesh. Through…

Your Votes Are In! The 2014 Explore Fund Grantees Are …

Back in April The North Face issued an open call to organizations to apply for one of twenty-five 2014 Explore Fund grants of up to $25,000. The main requirement? A commitment to connecting more people to the outdoors. When the application deadline hit nearly 400 non-profits and community organizations had applied in hope of receiving one…

Show Us How You #NeverStopExploring for Chance at $100 Gift Card

“People will always have a desire to explore what they haven’t seen, whether it’s above us on the surface, or down in the depths of the ocean.” – Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Astronaut & Explorer How do you Never Stop Exploring? Share your adventures and enter our weekly photo contest for a $100 gift card. Post…

New Mountain Athletics App: Train for More Than a Game

It’s mid-summer, and for The North Face team skier Ingrid Backstrom (who was recently named one of the 10 Greatest American Freeskiers of All Time by Xgames/ESPN) that means it’s mountain biking, river, and lake season — which tends to reduce ski-specific training to an afterthought. But with a ski trip to South America coming up on the horizon, it was…