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Allied Feather & Down Joins The Conservation Alliance

Montebello, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2015)—Allied Feather & Down, leading supplier and processor of down to the outdoor and home markets, has continued their pledge for environmental responsibility by becoming the newest member of The Conservation Alliance. The announcement will be made at the Conservation Alliance’s annual breakfast at Outdoor Retailer today, January 22, 2015.

The new partnership will continue to help support and bolster the Alliance’s efforts to work directly with outdoor industry companies to fund conservation organizations working to protect North America’s last wild spaces.

“We are proud to be a part of The Conservation Alliance and the efforts led by the organization to help preserve and protect our country’s wilderness,” said Daniel Uretsky, President of Allied Feather & Down. “Conservation and sustainability is a top priority for our business and for our industry. It all goes back to the basics of why we are here—we all share a passion for getting outside.”

“We welcome this new partnership and look forward to working with Daniel and his team to support key conservation initiatives in North America,” said John Sterling, Executive Director of The Conservation Alliance. “Allied shares our commitment to protecting wild places and we appreciate their support."

For more information about the newly announced partnership, visit the Allied booth (155-207) at Outdoor Retailer.

About Allied Feather & Down:

Allied Feather & Down is the world’s leader in the manufacture of the highest quality downs and their blends. Founded in Vernon, Calif. in 1987, Allied has been responsibly sourcing and sustainably processing down while driving innovation within the market for over 25 years. The family-run operation has earned the reputation as the largest, most reliable and most responsible supplier of raw material in the industry. Allied is committed to safeguarding the environment and transparency in ensuring the welfare of animals, which contributed, in part, to their prestigious bluesign® approval. Allied values longstanding relationships with the largest suppliers on the planet and is proud to produce the highest quality down technologies demanded by the most discerning brands in the outdoor, home and fashion marketplaces.

About the Conservation Alliance:
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas.

Membership in the Alliance is open to companies representing all aspects of the outdoor industry, including manufacturers, retailers, publishers, mills and sales representatives. The result is a diverse group of businesses whose livelihood depends on protecting our natural environment.

Since its inception in 1989, the Alliance has contributed more than $14 million to grassroots conservation groups throughout North America. The results of our funding have been remarkable. Alliance funding has helped save more than 44 million acres of wildlands; protect 2,945 miles of rivers; stop or remove 26 dams; designate five marine reserves; and purchase 10 climbing areas.

Media Contact:
Lauren Fallert
Verde Brand Communications
lfallert@verdepr.com
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