"Let all who enjoy the outdoors and its
natural environment join to conserve,
preserve, and build from what remains."
– Our founder, Eddie Bauer
EDDIE BAUER IS RDS-CERTIFIED
WE ARE ONE OF THE FIRST BRANDS TO COMMIT TO USING DOWN FROM
RDS is an independent standard to ensure humane treatment of the waterfowl providing
down and feathers for apparel and home products.
The welfare of the birds is respected at all times; live plucking and force feeding are strictly
Each stage in the supply chain is audited by a third-party certification body, and only
products with 100% certified down and feathers carry the RDS logo.
In order for Eddie Bauer to be RDS-certified, our corporate offices and distribution center are
audited by the certification body to ensure that our systems, processes, training, staff,
and records are and continue to be in full compliance with the standard.
LEARN MORE ABOUT RDS
RESPONSIBLE WOOL STANDARD (RWS)
In 2016, Eddie Bauer also signed onto the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS).
Created by the same organization that developed RDS, RWS is a set of standards that apply to
the conditions and care of animals raised for wool fiber, including merino and cashmere.
The RWS supply chain will take 3+ years to be developed.
EDDIE BAUER IS COMMITTED TO USING RWS FIBER BY 2020.
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