Born out of Scandinavian weather, Tretorn is a culture bearer within Swedish innovation, craft and sustainability. The threads of our history go back more than 125 years and are still woven into our products of today. For us, everything starts with the product. It communicates our history, values and our strong opinions on both style and a sustainable lifestyle. In other words, our product is our hero.
We look at sustainable innovation not only as a process to create new products. In everything we do, sustainability is key. For us, it means creating an organization and business system that provides for quality of life, while being resilient with the environment and its resources. A sustainable company is one that resembles an organic system where all of resources (human, natural and economic) are renewed and in balance for perpetuity.
Today, all of us need to change how we interact with nature and a more innovative approach of using resources. At Tretorn, we don’t look at innovation only as what we make, but also how we make it and why we use our resources in the way we do. Our mission is to be an inspiration and a role model for how businesses can interact with nature and create a more circular process. We are inspired by nature’s own ecosystem and we strongly believe in a process where nothing should go to waste. Products should last long, be reused and eventually recycled. We have also found new ways to look upon high quality waste as an opportunity, a resource to be harvested and developed into a circular process, while slowly eliminating the very concept of waste. Our rst goal is to transform 50 % of our rainwear into - Eco Essentials - before the year of 2020. But it is a ongoing mission without an end goal.
REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS
Eco Essentials is our platform and initiative for revolutionizing the way we do business. It is also an innovation opportunity that has been integrated across our business in policies, processes and products. Today, we are innovating at a scale to deliver better solutions that bene t our everyday user, the company and the world.
THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION
We know efficiency alone is not enough. The world needs systemic change at scale, and to meet this change we need to develop how we interact with nature. We need to collaborate rather then compete. And we need to start look upon waste as a resource and adopt to a more circular mindset. We believe the future of innovation is sustainable innovation.
ECO ESSENTIALS INITIATIVE
Tretorn is an innovation driven company with high quality, functional, and contemporary products at mind - it’s has been a part of our DNA since the beginning. For us, it is absolutely essential to act sustainably and take care of the nature as much as we possible can.We want to use our heritage and knowledge to contribute to a better future. Therefore, we have founded Eco Essentials Initiative; Our sustainable Innovation engine for our next 125 years of growth.