Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) has named TEKO, the innovation leader in sustainable, high performance socks, a Proud Partner and Official Sock Provider of Aspen/Snowmass. The alliance brings together two respected brands known as industry leaders in sustainable business practices.
Through the partnership, TEKO will support many events produced and hosted by ASC, supply product to many of ASC’s staff, management and VIPs, and work with ASC on new retail promotions. The companies also will cooperate on industry initiatives to address environmental and climate issues.
“Aspen Skiing Company is, without a doubt, the leader in sustainability and thoughtful activism in the resort business,” said Chip Coe, CEO of TEKO. “At TEKO, we share this commitment to the environment and we are thrilled to enter into this alliance with a truly world-class company.”
“We wanted to partner with TEKO because of the company’s focus on offering premium performance products and its category leadership in environmental and sustainable practices,” said John Rigney, Vice President, Sales and Events for ASC. “We are very excited to work with TEKO to enhance the Aspen/Snowmass client experience and to further our drive toward even more sustainable practices.”
About Aspen Skiing Company
Aspen Skiing Company operates the four mountains in the Aspen/Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The area offers unparalleled nightlife and off-slope activities as well. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). For more information on Aspen Skiing Company, please call 800-525-6200 or 970-925-1220, or visit the company's website at www.aspensnowmass.com.
TEKO Socks: Best Socks ON the Planet, Best Socks FOR the Planet. Based in Boulder, CO, TEKO was founded on the belief that making high-performance outdoor products doesn’t have to leave a heavy impact on our ecology. Using only high-performance fibers and sustainable manufacturing processes, TEKO creates performance socks that are safer for the environment. From the raw materials, all the way down to the recycled paper packaging, TEKO’s product line features environmentally sound materials, such as Organic TEKO-cotton, TEKO-poly™ recycled polyester and TEKO-merino™ Wool. TEKO buys wind energy credits to ensure that 100% of the electricity used in manufacturing and operations is put back onto the energy grid from clean, sustainable American Wind. TEKO is unique in that their eco-friendly commitment extends to its entire product line, supply chain, and daily business practices. Phone: 800.450.5784, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.tekosocks.com
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