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Kathmandu CEO: How we capped carbon

Two mannequins in a Kathmandu store
Sustainability is at the core of Kathmandu’s brand identity, Image: Supplied.
Outdoor clothing brand Kathmandu is making strides in sustainability, recently announcing that it reached its target of carbon neutrality four years earlier than expected. During a challenging 12 months, which saw sales in the first half of FY21 plummet by 30 per cent, Kathmandu Holdings leaned on its recent acquisitions of Rip Curl and Oboz, and doubled down on its sustainability goals. “Sustainability has never just been a line item for us – it’s always been at the heart of everythin