Earlier this month, Cloudveil was presented with the 2008 Outstanding Business Award from the Greater Yellowstone Coalition for its tremendous contributions to the Campaign for the Snake Headwaters and efforts to protect the Wyoming Range from oil and gas drilling.
"Cloudveil walks the talk," GYC Executive Director Michael Scott said. "The product line is great, and the company values extend to the outdoors. It's partnerships like ours that are needed in this day and age to help protect this great ecosystem."
Cloudveil successfully nominated the campaign for a $30,000 grant from the Conservation Alliance, and promoted the campaign on the web, in catalogs, and within product shipments. Furthermore, Cloudveil urged several members of Congress to support the Wild and Scenic Rivers bill (known as the Snake Headwaters Legacy Act), and company founders Brian Cousins and Stephen Sullivan attended town meetings to personally lobby Senator John Barraso to support the act.
â€œThis award is an incredible honor for us,â€ Stephen Sullivan, Cloudveil Founder/Vice President stated. â€œThe spirit of our brand stems from our commitment to our community. The mission of GYC is vital to our continuing ability and that of our children, to enjoy the wildlife and ecosystems in this region. We will continue to support the GYC and other conservation minded organizations however we can.â€
GYC Award nominees are chosen by staff and then voted on by the board of directors. Stephen Sullivan accepted the award at the historic Union Pacific Dining Hall in West Yellowstone on June 7th.