First deliveries by electric truck from the Lafuma Lyon and
Vieux-Campeur Lyon shops.
The LAFUMA FOUNDATION signs a partnership agreement with ENSA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Alpinisme in Chamonix – the Chamonix school of alpinism) for the “Guide, demain” (tomorrow’s guide) project.
The LAFUMA GROUP is recognised by the Ecole des Dirigeants et Créateurs d’Entreprise (college of entrepreneurship) for its 15 year commitment to Sustainable Development and its respect for people and the environment.
The “En passant par la montagne” (passing through the mountains) association celebrates 15 years in operation.
LAFUMA is a partner in the first edition of the WWF’s Pandathlon: first eco-responsible sporting event.
LAFUMA is among the first brands to offer recycled Gore-Tex®.
Folding chair in recyclable material.
LAFUMA and the WWF celebrate 10 years in partnership.
Introduction of a Carbon Audit®.
Setting up of the LAFUMA FOUNDATION supporting the following projects: WWF, Surfrider Foundation, Mountain Riders, Sport dans la ville (sport in the city), En passant par la Montagne (passing through the mountains).
Label that evaluates the environmental impact of its products.
“Polartec® Apex Awards” prize awarded to the LAFUMA Rosario fleece jacket.
Participation in Sustainable Development week (film screenings, information sharing sessions and conferences with the WWF).
Prize “Entreprise and Environnement” in the Eco-product category for LAFUMA and its RSX recliner.
2 prizes for the ECO 40 bag(ISPO Awards and Observeur du Design).
Installation of 1,500 m2 of solar panels at the company head office in Anneyron.
With a special mention from the ADEME (French agency for energy and environment management) and nominated for the “Environnement & Entreprises” prize awarded by the Minister for Ecology and Sustainable Development.
1st shuttle bus for staff travelling between head office and the closest SNCF train station.
Installation of solar panels for the head office eco-restaurant.
1st Eco-Citizen day: cleaning of an unauthorised landfill with the WWF and FRAPNA (Rhone-Alp nature protection agency).
“Changer d’Ere” (changing era) at the Science City in the Villette, Paris, highlighting 3 LAFUMA GROUP eco-design products.
1st environmental charter for LAFUMA GROUP subcontractors and its integration in the audit procedures.
Energy audits of the Anneyron site and the logistics centre at Saint Rambert d'Albon.
Eco-design collections expand to include equipment and furniture.
LAFUMA displays an eco-design chair at the “D-Day exhibition: design today” at the Georges Pompidou Centre(4 million visitors).
March 2005: Price for excellence in Sustainable Development awarded by the ASMEP (Association des Moyennes Entreprises Patrimoniales – association for small and medium businesses).
1st eco-design hiking shoe developed in partnerships with the Centre Technique du Cuir (technical leather centre) and with the support of the ADEME (French agency for energy and environment management).
1st internal sustainable development charter based on 10 social and environmental commitments.
Birth of the internal “Pure Leaf” label.
Operation “1 t-shirt = 1 tree” with the WWF.
1st appointment of a sustainable development manager at LAFUMA.
LAFUMA kits outs the “Dhaula Guéri” association team for their expedition to the Himalayas (cleaning of Annapurna base camp).
LAFUMA supports CREA (Centre de Recherches sur les écosystèmes d’Altitude) – (the research centre for ecosystems at altitude).
1st environmental audits at the factories financed by the ADEME (French agency for energy and environment management).
1st use of clean transport to ships products to North America
1st internal LAFUMA “Sustainable Development” group in 5 working groups.
Renovation of the paint shop at the Anneyron factory to improve the product quality and minimise the environmental impact.
Launch of the 1st eco-design back pack: the Protect 25 (co-signed by the WWF).
Operation “1 bag = 1 tree” as a result of the storms in 1999 with the National Forestry Office.
1st partnership with the WWF.
1st partnership with the association “En passant par la Montagne” –(passing through the mountains).