Spyder is committed to ensuring the highest practices of animal welfare across its supply chains and is currently sourcing Down according to the Responsible Down Standard. Since 2017, 100% of the Down used in Spyder products has been certified to the RDS standard. In 2017, 100% of the Down used in Spyder products will be certified to the RDS standard. Striving for continuous improvement, Spyder became Scope Certified by Control Union under Textile Exchange ensure integrity and best practices through becoming a ‘Scope certified brand’. Textile Exchange is the owner of the Responsible Down Standard’s guidance to ensure integrity and best practices throughout our Down supply chain; this makes Spyder a ‘scope certified brand.
Additionally, Spyder was recently a voting member on the International Working Group that was led by Textile Exchange, the owner of the Responsible Down Standard, that helped develop the latest version of the standard. The standard is driving best practices in the industry.