News Archive

Please see below our press releases, archived by year, so you can see what we have been up to since our start in the summer of 2006.

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Conservation projects awarded EUR€175,000 News Image Holder As a generation we are taking a journey that none of those going before us has had to face – our world is changing quickly, dramatically and possibly irreversibly. An initiative launched in 2006 by the European outdoor sector, the EOG Association for Conservation, is aiming to make a difference. Its key objectives are the preservation of the natural, wild areas that as outdoor enthusiasts, we care so passionately about and to raise awareness within the industry for the need to conserve and protect the environment.
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Topher Gaylord new Interim President News Image Holder The EOG Association for Conservation has announced that Topher Gaylord, President VF Outdoor and Action Sports International, (The North Face, Vans and Reef brands), based in Italy has agreed to become Interim President.
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The ‘Get Something for Something’ Fundraiser News Image Holder With the popularity and success of the EOG Association for Conservation Fundraiser at the OutDoor show in summer 2007, which helped to raise an additional EUR€15,000 for projects, the Board of the Association has decided to run the event again.
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Both the Breathe Foundation and the Atlantic Rainforest Institute would like to take this opportunity to wholeheartedly thank EOCA for its support of this project, and its ongoing support of projects like ours across the wide spectrum that it engages in.  Without the commitment and funding from the European outdoor industry assist established or start-up initiatives, many would never make it off the ground... and this [particular]  project and its roll out may never have been possible.
Drew Stevenson, General Manager, Breathe Foundation