Down Codex

The "Down Codex" is a set of industry standards and guidelines developed to ensure the ethical sourcing and responsible treatment of down used in outdoor products. It focuses on animal welfare, traceability, and sustainability in the down supply chain. Companies adhering to the Down Codex commit to sourcing down from suppliers that follow humane practices, provide transparency about the sourcing process, and prioritize environmental considerations. The Down Codex aims to address concerns related to the treatment of birds, ensuring that down used in outdoor gear is obtained ethically and responsibly. Consumers looking for products with the Down Codex certification can expect a commitment to high ethical and sustainability standards in the production of down-filled items.