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What is EOCA, what does it do? Want to know more?

Tuesday, 27th February 2024

Quick facts about EOCA: Charity organisation started in 2006 Funded by membership and fundraising activities Nearly 150 member companies, all from the European outdoor industry Funds and enables conservation, protection and restoration of nature, wildlife and wild places To date, 194 conservation projects funded in 65 countries around the world Projects address the impacts of […]
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EOCA is Hiring! – Opportunity for New Executive Director for Conservation

Tuesday, 6th February 2024

As part of an exciting step change in the work carried out by the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), the organisation is pleased to announce it is looking for a new Executive Director to help shape the direction of conservation and nature-based solutions for the outdoor leisure sector across Europe. Possessing a passion for nature, […]
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EOCA Selects Four New Conservation Projects to Receive Funding

Monday, 18th December 2023

At the end of a nearly six month selection process, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is delighted to announce that €180,000 has just been committed to four new conservation projects in four different countries. For the autumn funding round, non profit organisations could apply for funding from EOCA of up to €60,000 for specific […]
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EOCA at ISPO – Fundraising, Biodiversity and Accountability

Thursday, 23rd November 2023

With this year’s ISPO trade show just around the corner, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has a number of events planned for attendees to take part in. From fundraising, to the third talk in its series this year on the vital importance of biodiversity, and a partnership with Lancaster University to develop guidelines on […]
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Green Friday 2023 Raising Funds for Conservation

Wednesday, 22nd November 2023

Much of what you read about Black Friday is about consumerism and grabbing a bargain or just getting more stuff. This year, a group of forward-thinking brands are turning that on its head to make sure that the event raises money for a worthwhile cause – the planet! The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is […]
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Spotlight on Osprey: EOCA’s newest Sustaining Member

Wednesday, 11th October 2023

We are extremely fortunate to be supported by companies, like Osprey, that care as much as we do about the conservation of nature and wildlife, and the protection of our planet. Osprey has been a member of EOCA for over 10 years, during which time its level of involvement has been invaluable. We had a chat […]
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Stone Snowboards, EOCA’s newest member

Thursday, 31st August 2023

Across Europe and around the world, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) aims to protect nature in all its forms: meadows, mountains, lakes, rivers, coastlines and wildlife. In order to protect and restore them, EOCA funds nature conservation projects. To do this effectively, it needs the support of its members. These are companies operating in […]
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EOCA’s Fundraising Success During Earth Day And OutDoor by ISPO

Wednesday, 28th June 2023

To mark both Earth Day 2023, and the annual fundraiser held on the association’s stand during OutDoor by ISPO, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) was delighted that a large number of its members used the opportunities to show their support to the association and to nature conservation by raising additional funds. In total, EOCA […]
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Raising Funds for Conservation at OutDoor by ISPO

Tuesday, 23rd May 2023

With OutDoor by ISPO just around the corner, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has been overwhelmed by the donations it has received from its members to help raise funds to support the association and its vital work. Products from 28 brands have been generously donated for the on-stand conservation fundraiser, including, for the first […]
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EOCA Members Raise Funds for Earth Day 2023

Thursday, 20th April 2023

To mark Earth Day 2023, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) and some of its members are holding an online fundraiser, while at the same time, calling on outdoor enthusiasts to look after their local environments. Thanks to the generosity of EOCA members, the association is giving outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to ‘Make a Difference’ […]
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