Earth Day 2023
EOCA's recently launched a 5-year strategy which has climate action at its heart. It also launched its current focus: Wild for Nature: EOCA's Landscape Legacy Project.
This focus ensures that projects EOCA funds address the loss of biodiversity in landscapes around the world.
The companies involved will be raising funds in a number of ways. Please scroll down to read all the details as we receive them! Some are hosting events on their own websites or at their headquarters, others are donating product via Outdoor Gear For Good. All are giving you the opportunity to buy some fantastic items, whilst at the same time, making a difference to our wonderful wild places! Come back to check for updates over the next month.
Outdoor Gear For Good
(OG4G) is a not for profit, community interest company. OG4G sells outdoor items donated to it during events such as this, and at other times throughout the year via its Outdoor Gear For Good eBay shop
, and its website
, with 100% of any profits coming to EOCA. Check out the shop for great gear AND the opportunity to make a difference. Please note that not all of the items will appear at the same time so please do keep re-visiting to see new items.
A huge thank you to all members and to Outdoor Gear For Good for supporting conservation in this way.
Some of the money raised through these annual fundraising initiatives is being donated to be used freely in the context of EOCA's purpose, including to be able to help cover EOCA’s core costs, if they are not covered through other funding streams, which indirectly supports the funding of conservation work.
Some monies raised through these initiatives is being specifically donated to be put towards EOCA’s conservation projects over the coming year (this will be indicated with the individual company details below).
Online Conservation Fundraiser
Sales via Outdoor Gear For Good (link above) will continue throughout the year, so it is always worth checking regularly as new stock is being added all the time.
Osprey Europe Ltd
The team at Osprey enjoy being outdoors. Whether they are out on the trail or in a forest, paddling downstream or cheering on their favourite sports team, there is a certain feeling of freedom out there. And while it’s in their nature to be outdoors, they also remember that it is their responsibility to protect and conserve it. That’s why, this Earth Day they are donating 20% of all sales made between 00:01 on Saturday 22nd and 23:59 on Sunday 23rd April via www.ospreyeurope.com
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Osprey was born in California, 1974 at the seat of a single sewing machine, with a head full of ideas and a desire to design & build innovative backpacks to the highest quality. Today, Osprey products continue that pioneering spirit, being used on the highest mountains to the remotest islands and everywhere in between. We are delighted that Osprey has signed up to become a Sustaining Member of EOCA during 2023.
The team at OUTTRA has decided to participate in the 2023 Earth Week fundraising campaign and donated a total of €5,000 to EOCA, enabling them to support vital conservation projects.
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is an innovative, internationally operating company from Stuttgart, Germany, that creates added value for manufacturers and retailers in the outdoor and sports industry with the help of efficient IT solutions for data exchange and data analysis.
We are delighted that in celebration of Earth Day 2023, Ternua,
is generously donating 20% of sales from 20th-26th April of their urban collection 'new earth spirit' which you can see HERE
Ternua are also offering you a special price for the items in this collection for the duration of the Earth Day Fundraiser - with a 20% discount. The New Earth Spirit is designed for DAILY USE. DESIGN AND COMFORT. QUALITY AND INNOVATION.
It is a new functional and versatile product line, perfect for combining activities surrounded by nature and in the city.
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Ternua New Earth Spirit Collection
Spanish company Ternua has been a member of EOCA for a number of years and is always supportive of the Association and conservation. Ternua is a brand that provides clothing to people with adventurous souls and outdoor spirits who seek to connect with nature. These are people who recharge their energy levels in the open air with versatile, high performance technical garments that contain unique designs. It believes that caring for our planet is not an option, it is a priority.
The North Face
To mark Earth Day 2023, The North Face, in partnership with EOCA, is supporting not-for-profit organisations across Europe to organise Clean Up Hikes. These hikes will take place in France, Italy, Germany, the UK and Switzerland with the aim of protecting our world’s wild places one piece of litter at a time. To find out how you can get involved, click HERE
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Clean Up Hikes
For The North Face, exploration is oxygen. It shapes who they are, what they stand for and what they strive for. Because the path of discovery is also a path of progression, a way of seeing the world beyond the map and reimagining what each one of us can accomplish. Since 1966, The North Face has continually explored new ways to make a difference for each other and our planet.