Snowboards and snow gear
World's #1 snowboard maker. Founded in 1977 by Jake Burton Carpenter, who still owns the company.
|The Burton Corporation||USA||website|
|The Burton Corporation|
Rank a Brand searches the websites of brands for the answers to carefully targeted questions. From this they calculate sustainability scores based on the themes of environment, climate, labor issues, and transparency. Brands owned by this company received an 'D'.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
The bluesign® Standard sets "best practices" for the use of chemicals and resources including water and energy in the textile industry. Textile manufacturers who are bluesign system partners agree to establish management systems to improve environmental performance in five key areas of the production process: resource productivity, consumer safety, water emissions, air emissions, and occupational health and safety. They regularly report their progress, are subject to on-site audits, and must meet improvement goals to maintain their status.
[Source 2016][More on Habitats]
When joining the Fair Labor Association (FLA) this company committed to promoting and complying with international labor standards throughout their supply chain. The FLA does not accredit the company itself; rather, they accredit the company's labor compliance program. Being granted accreditation implies that their workplace standards program is substantially in compliance with the FLA Code.
[Source 2018][More on Workers Rights]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|Address||Burlington, Vermont, USA|
Products / BrandsBurton Snowboards
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