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Cotopaxi Story

 

What Cotopaxi Does

Cotopaxi’s creed, Do Good, touches every aspect of Cotopaxi's company. From Cotopaxi's giving model to their company culture and sustainable product design, they see their business as a vehicle to make an impact.

As a certified B Corporation, they put 1% of their profits toward addressing poverty and supporting community development. Through their grant program, they promote organizations successfully improving the human condition. To date, Cotopaxi awarded 42 grants in six focus countries.

Good Design

Impact starts with how Cotopaxi operates. That means taking into account ethics during every phase of a product’s lifecycle—from its design to its manufacture and sale. Cotopaxi is into funky; their into recycled; their into treating those who sew Cotopaxi products with respect. To ensure that anyone who touches their products is well-treated, they work with suppliers to uphold a rigorous code of conduct.