Local Outdoor Clothing Brand Partners with The Masters of the Environment (MENV) Graduate Program at the University of Colorado Boulder
Buttnski is excited to announce its partnership with the The Masters of the Environment (MENV) Graduate Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. As a Capstone Partner, Buttnski is working with a team of graduate students to develop a set of core values for sustainability and a strategic plan for the company's future.
The partnership comes at a critical time as Buttnski seeks to strengthen its commitment to sustainability and ethical practices. The company recognizes the importance of reducing its environmental impact and supporting the local community. By partnering with the Masters of the Environment Program, Buttnski aims to develop a comprehensive strategy that aligns with its values and goals.
The first step in this process is to identify Buttnski's core values for sustainability by defining our mission and vision. The team will conduct research and analysis to identify the company's strengths and weaknesses in relation to sustainability. Based on this research, they will work with Buttnski's leadership team to develop a set of core values that reflect the company's commitment to sustainable practices.
Once the core values have been established, the graduate team will work with Buttnski to develop a strategic plan that aligns with these values. The plan will outline specific actions and initiatives that the company can take to reduce its environmental impact, such as sourcing materials from responsible sources and sustainable suppliers, reducing waste in production processes, and investing in renewable resources. Buttnski plans to work towards localizing manufacturing and production in Summit County, Colorado to provide year-round employment for individuals who live, work and play here. Additionally, Buttnski is working on sourcing domestic fibers that are Climate Beneficial from cotton to wool and alpaca.
The strategic plan will also outline Buttnski's goals for community engagement and investment. The company recognizes the importance of supporting the local community and plans to work with local organizations and initiatives to create a positive impact. The plan will outline specific actions that Buttnski can take to support the local community, such as providing job opportunities and investing in local infrastructure.
Overall, Buttnski is excited to partner with the Masters of the Environment Program to develop a set of core values for sustainability and a strategic plan for the company's future. The partnership reflects the company's commitment to sustainability and ethical practices and represents an important step towards creating a more sustainable and equitable future in the outdoors.