Giesswein USA Partners with Press Forward on Media Outreach

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LEWISTON, ME — Giesswein USA, the US-based distributor of Austrian-made boiled wool footwear, has partnered with Press Forward for media outreach in the North American market. “Press Forward has brought a lot of enthusiasm to the table right from the get-go, and we are looking forward to working with a fellow New England-based firm to […]

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1% for the Planet Breweries Team-Up On “Brut for the Planet IPA”

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Brut For The Planet Brut India Pale Ale 7.2% Alcohol by Volume SAN DIEGO, CA — Pure Project Brewing teamed up with fellow California 1% for the Planet Members, Topa Topa Brewing Co. and Smog City Brewing Co. to brew “Brut for the Planet IPA.” This Brut IPA is intended to resemble a West Coast […]

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1% for the Planet Adds Over 300 New Members in First Half of 2018

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Representing the fastest growth in organization history BURLINGTON, VT – 1% for the Planet wrapped up a record-breaking first half to 2018 adding 338 new members to their global movement. “Over 92% of consumers say they have a more positive image of a brand when the company supports a social or environmental issue, and there […]

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1% For The Planet Adds Three New Staff to Serve Growing Membership

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BURLINGTON, VT — 1% for the Planet is excited to announce the addition of several new staff positions to support its mission of growing a global movement that is accelerating smart environmental giving. “We’ve experienced significant growth, adding 338 new members in the first half of 2018 alone,” said Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for […]

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Fischer Skis Seeks Marketing Coordinator

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Epic Europe Partners with Press Forward

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VALAIS, SWITZERLAND – Epic Europe, a luxury adventure travel operator based in the Swiss Alps has partnered with Press Forward for media outreach and digital engagement in the North American market. “It’s great to have a media and marketing partner on the east coast of the US who can help us reach North American adventure […]

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PeopleForBikes and BPSA Changing the E-Bike Legal Landscape

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If you bought an e-bike in Arkansas in 2016, your next required steps were to register the e-bike and acquire a license. But e-bikes don’t carry a motor vehicle VIN, and instead come equipped with a serial number as required by federal law, so the DMV couldn’t provide a registration or license. E-bike riders were […]

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Jud Bartlett Joins Press Forward as Media Director

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Middlebury, VT – July 9, 2018  Press Forward, the Vermont-based media agency focused on outdoor sport, sustainability, and adventure travel, has hired Jud Bartlett as Media Director. Jud comes to Press Forward with nearly twenty years of brand development and marketing experience, having founded and sold his own creative agency, which served clients in outdoor […]

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Kathryn Flagg Named Partner at Press Forward

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Middlebury VT – July 1, 2018. Press Forward, the Vermont-based media agency focused on outdoor sport, sustainability, and adventure travel, has named Kathryn Flagg as a partner. Flagg serves as Press Forward’s PR Director, overseeing the process for pitching and managing key clients. “Katie was Press Forward’s first employee and has been instrumental in its […]

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Swix Sport Group Rebrands as BRAV

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SWIX SPORT GROUP BECOMES BRAV WITH A PORTFOLIO OF EIGHT THRIVING BRANDS, UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH DRIVES THE CHANGE Trysil, Norway, June 12, 2018 – Swix Sport Group announced today that it’s changed its name to BRAV—reflecting the group’s evolution into a house of brands with a total turnover of over one billion NOK. The market outside […]

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The Bike Industry Takes To Capitol Hill to Support Recreation Not Red Tape

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WASHINGTON, DC — PeopleForBikes led a group of 12 influential leaders from the $88 billion bike industry to Capitol Hill this week in support of the Recreation Not Red Tape Act. This bill aims to improve and break down the barriers to recreational riding opportunities on our public lands. “Communities across the nation rely on […]

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Four Sessionable Summer Beers that Give Back to the Planet

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The four sessionable, and low ABV summer beers you need to know about that not only good to drink but are giving back to the environment. Sunday Beer Company (Brooklyn, NY) – Light And Tight Lager – Clocking in at just 3.9 % ABV, makes this the perfect beer for hot summer days. Brewed with […]

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2018 Vermont City Marathon to be Fueled by Maple

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BURLINGTON, VT – UnTapped, the Vermont-based maple sports nutrition business announced today their role as the official nutrition sponsor the Vermont City Marathon and Unplugged Half-Marathon. “The running community in New England and beyond has supported UnTapped since the beginning,” said UnTapped co-founder and ex-pro cyclist Ted King, “We are thrilled to take a larger […]

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Omnibus Package a Big Boost for Bikes

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WASHINGTON, D.C – Yesterday the House and Senate passed a spending package that includes significant support for funding bike infrastructure projects across the nation. Most notably, the omnibus includes $1.5 billion in funding for the TIGER program at U.S. Department of Transportation over the next three years. TIGER has consistently funded a broad range of […]

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North St. Bags Expands To Bigger, Better Workshop

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North St. Bags, producers of made-in-Oregon backpacks, bags, and travel accessories, announced today a move of their headquarters into Portland’s bustling Hawthorne District. “I’m thrilled at the opportunity to grow North St.,” said North St. Bags founder, Curtis Williams. “This expansion will allow us to hire more talented makers and increase our production volume so […]

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Better Bike Share Partnership grants more than $410,000 for research and more equitable bike shares

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The Better Bike Share Partnership, a collaboration funded by The JPB Foundation to build equitable and replicable bike share systems, has awarded more than $410,000 in grants to increase access to and use of bike share in low-income and communities of color and to fund research related to bike share and equity. This is the third […]

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All Good Skincare Pledges to Donate Trump’s Tax Cuts Back to Planet

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All Good, an organic plant-based body care company has pledged to donate tax savings from the Trump tax cuts to organizations working on environmental issues. “At times like these, we believe that it’s more important than ever for businesses to take responsibility for our planet and give back to environmental nonprofits working to create a […]

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Julbo Boosts Mountain Biking Support for 2018: Expands National Roster

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Building on the success of the 2017 off-road and mountain biking program, French eyewear brand, Julbo has signed several new national caliber and enduro athletes for 2018, bolstering the current roster, including 12-time US Mountain Bike and 3-time Cyclocross National Champion Todd Wells, World Cup Downhill racer Max Morgan, and two-time U.S. Cyclocross National Champion, […]

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Swix Sport Partners with Finite Tools on Exclusive Branding and Distribution

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Lillehammer, Norway- Swix Sport AS, the global leader in ski wax and tools announced an exclusive partnership with Boise, Idaho based Finite Ski Tools. Called the “black box” secret at World Cup and Olympic Nordic Ski races for over a decade, Finite creates precise ski structure tools with unmatched accuracy and versatility. Finite Ski Tools, […]

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1% for the Planet’s 10 Tips To Green Up Your Home

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As the weather warms up and we take on spring cleaning projects, 1% for the Planet and its members share three ways you can make your home and life better for the environment. All businesses mentioned are 1% for the Planet members, which means they give back the equivalent of 1% of sales annually to environmental […]

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Atlanta’s Georgia Path Parkway Named Best New Bikeway for 2017

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PeopleForBikes, the largest U.S. bicycling advocacy group with 1.2 million members nationwide, has announced their list of the their “Best New Bikeways” for 2017. Atlanta, Georgia’s Path Parkway Trail is No. 1. “Good bikeways are designed so all sorts of people will find them comfortable, and the PATH Parkway excels on that count,” said Kyle […]

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