As a tribe of travelers, we believe that travel has the ability to inspire and enlighten. Our brand is founded on the core principal of integrity, from the products we make and the places we go to our personal actions.

Our employee-led Live.Work.Travel.™ program encompasses the unique aspects of what we do, from our community involvement to our sustainability practices and global giving efforts. It’s how we make a positive impact in the places we live, work, and travel.

Live

EC Conservancy-Bottle Peak Service Day

Eagle Creek enjoys volunteering in our local community. We want to make a difference and are happy to help! Watch our latest Service Day video with The Escondido Creek Conservancy.

We work in our local community to make a positive difference by supporting local non-profits, organizing company-wide volunteer days, and making sustainable choices in our office buildings.

Outdoor Outreach

With a mission to empower at-risk and underprivileged youth to make positive lasting changes in their lives through comprehensive outdoor programming, Outdoor Outreach is making a difference in San Diego County.

Eagle Creek Involvement
Eagle Creek funds Outdoor Outreach’s Leadership Program which supports at-risk youth with an intensive, year-long leadership training, promoting their natural strengths while providing tangible academic, emotional and social support.

www.outdooroutreach.org

North County Community Services

Committed to improving the health and well being of people in North San Diego County, NCCS develops programming to educate young children, support working families, and provide food for those feeding the hungry.

Eagle Creek Involvement
Eagle Creek purchases curriculum resource materials to provide income-qualified preschool children with early-stage educational and development services. In the past two years, Eagle Creek has participated in multiple company-wide volunteer events with NCCS, most recently working with them during their holiday food drive. Working together, we provided roughly 5,000 meals for hungry families in north San Diego County.

www.sdnccs.org

The Escondido Creek Conservancy

TECC is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and protection of the natural open space within the Escondido Creek watershed in North County San Diego, California. The Escondido Creek originates in the hills north east of Escondido and flows over 26 miles southwest into the Pacific Ocean.

Eagle Creek Involvement
In 2012, Eagle Creek is funding a project to capture all of the diverse outdoor recreational opportunities available throughout the Escondido Creek watershed onto one map, thereby increasing public awareness of recreational activities.

www.escondidocreek.org

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION 

The Surfrider Foundation is an international grassroots nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.

Employee Creek Involvement

Being active in our coastal community beach preservation is important to us. We've been involved in a variety of programs with Surfrider, and have done multiple beach clean-ups, but in 2012 and 2013 are partnering with them in their Beach Preservation Program.

 

www.surfrider.org

WASHINGTON BUSINESS WEEK 

Washington Business Week pairs adult mentors with teams of high school students to experience the world of business in a college residential setting that is safe, fun and inspiring.

Employee Creek Involvement

Eagle Creek is proud to provide support for four students living in residence at a Business Week program for a full week, knowing that it is through real-world simulations that students are encouraged to think strategically through global business operations, while learning invaluable leadership and team building skills.

www.wbw.org

BUENA VISTA AUDUBON SOCIETY 

The Buena Vista Audubon Society does a lot in north country San Diego to educate students and adults as to the importance of conservation and planting native plants in our local communities and personal gardens. They also host gardening and bird watching activities.

Employee Creek Involvement

Eagle Creek employees volunteered with the Buena Vista Nature Center in 2012 and completed tasks that include spreading mulch, gardening, planting, and trail maintenance. Watch the video here.

www.bvaudubon.org

Casa de Amparo

Working to treat and prevent child abuse and neglect in San Diego County, we are proud to support Casa de Amparo and all the very important work they do.

Eagle Creek Involvement
Eagle Creek provides product to children at the Children’s Shelter. In 2011, Eagle Creek employees participated with the Children’s Center in a more personal way during our holiday gift drive. Together we made holiday wishes come true for two children and additionally supported the shelter with needed supplies.

www.casadeamparo.org

Work

Integrity is inherent in our work.

We value our relationships with our business and supply chain partners. As a leader in our market, we strive to create the best possible products with the least amount of environmental impact. Our uncompromising warranties speak to this value.

bluesign®

The objective of the independent bluesign® standard is to put a reliable and proactive tool at the disposal of the entire textile production chain – from raw material and component suppliers who manufacture, to textile manufacturers, to retailer and brand companies, to consumers. As of Q4 2011, 95% of Eagle Creek products are cut and sewn by a bluesign® partner.

www.bluesign.com

The Conservation Alliance

The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor industry companies that disburse its collective annual membership dues to grassroots environmental organizations. They direct funding to community-based campaigns to protect threatened wild habitat, preferably where outdoor enthusiasts recreate.

www.conservationalliance.com

European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA)

The EOCA is a group of businesses in the European outdoor industry that have come together to raise funds to put directly into conservation projects worldwide in order to give back to the great outdoors.

www.outdoorconservation.eu

Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)

The ATTA is a global organization dedicated to promoting and growing the adventure travel market, as well as encouraging sustainable and environmentally and culturally sensitive adventure travel practices. The ATTA powers the consumer adventure travel directory, www.adventure.travel. Here you will find trusted and experienced travel providers, all members of the Adventure Travel Trade Association.

www.adventure.travel

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA)

The OIA is a trade association for companies in the active outdoor recreation business, seeking to ensure a strong and diverse specialty retail and supply chain based on quality, innovation and service.

www.outdoorindustry.org

Travel Goods Association (TGA)

The TGA is the national organization for the Travel Goods industry. Members include manufacturers, distributors, retailers, promoters, sales representatives and suppliers of luggage and travel products.

www.travel-goods.org

European Outdoor Group (EOG)

The EOG is an association that represents the common interests of the European outdoor industry.

www.europeanoutdoorgroup.com

Travel

We travel not just to see and connect, but also to learn and to grow as global citizens.

We aspire to make a global impact by supporting international organizations aligned with our giving focus of water and education, encouraging employee involvement in volunteer trips and promoting responsible travel. Our funding is focused in places where we want to have a lasting social, environmental or positive cultural impact.

Creeker Volunteer Trip Initiative – Eagle Creek inspires and encourages people around the world to travel, create change and give back to the communities they enjoy visiting. As a participant in Eagle Creek’s Creeker Volunteer Trip Program, Eagle Creek employees have an opportunity to take five additional days off to travel and volunteer with a non-profit organization of their choice outside of the state they reside in.

PEPY

PEPY is an international non-governmental organization that aims to empower the next generation of Cambodians by focusing on providing and promoting quality education; investing time and resources in people.

Eagle Creek Involvement
In 2012, Eagle Creek is continuing to fund PEPY’s first-ever Young Leader Project which uses an active learning approach to educate young people about important social issues while building their life skills.

www.pepyride.org

Invisible Children

Invisible Children was born in 2003 when three travelers discovered terrorism against children in Uganda; they created the organization in direct response. They use film, creativity and social action to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s rebel war and aim to restore LRA-affected communities in central Africa to peace and prosperity.

Eagle Creek Involvement
Eagle Creek continues to support the Legacy Scholarship Program, which provides two women with a full-ride scholarship to a 4-year university. In addition to our giving, we’ve hosted multiple fundraisers to provide additional support to further IC’s mission.

www.invisiblechildren.com

American Himalayan Foundation

Dedicated to helping the people and the ecology of the Himalaya, the American Himalayan Foundation (AHF) supports projects on a human scale that directly benefit people.

Eagle Creek Involvement
We’re partnering with AHF to make education and mentorship available to young at-risk women in the STOP Girl Trafficking program in Nepal, in order to help grow them into leaders in their communities. We have hosted multiple fundraisers to raise support for this very important cause.

www.himalayan-foundation.org