Things that matter
What matters to you? Is it how our products are made? How much waste gets recycled? Whether or not items are in stock? Our Accountability Report summary tells you how we did in 2013 in the areas you – and we – care about.
Materials in MEC clothes and sleeping bags that were bluesign approved to lessen our impact on the environment.
Factories that meet or exceed expectations
In 2013, we made our Code of Conduct standards more stringent.
Factories with unacceptable violations
We're working with them to remediate these issues.
Waste diversion rate
The amount of waste we recycled, donated or composted.
Members who made a purchase at MEC over the year.
Members who were satisfied or very satisfied with service in MEC stores.
Amount that went to environmental groups and projects as part of our 1% for the Planet commitment.
That's a lot of gear – thanks for supporting your Co-op.
Environmentally preferred materials
Products we carried that were completely PVC-free, or had at least 50% recycled, organic cotton, or bluesign-approved content.
Greenhouse gas emissions from transporting products, our facilities, and business flights.
We scored well in social and environmental responsibility, work-life balance, and learning and development.
93 times out of 100, the product a member wanted was available to buy.
Funding by area
Community grants that went to projects that supported both conservation and activity/access goals.
How many times we sold through and replaced our inventory.