Partners

Aveda

Aveda

Aveda’s mission is to care for the world we live in, from the products they make to the ways in which they give back to society. Aveda strives to set an example for environmental leadership, not just in personal care products, but in a variety of communities around the world. As part of this belief, each April Aveda celebrates Earth Month with a give-back program that engages its network of salons, spas, experience centers and training institutes. Through this program, the company has raised over $38 million for global clean water initiatives in the last fifteen years, and have provided crucial support for Surfrider’s fight for clean water.

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Clif Bar

Clif Bar

As an adventure brand, Clif Bar has made a commitment to stand for the interest of its community, which means standing up for the environment. For years, Clif Bar has energized and empowered Surfrider activists by supporting our mission through program sponsorship and generous product donations. As a key player in fueling outdoor recreation enthusiasts of all kinds, Clif Bar recognizes its responsibility to contribute to greater industry sustainability and the protection of wild places, and has aligned with Surfrider to help us raise awareness around beach litter as a supporting sponsor of the Better Beach Alliance beach cleanup program.

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Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum

As a family-owned business born on the island of Puerto Rico in 1865, the importance of environmental stewardship was ingrained in Don Q Rum from the beginning. In addition to the refined flavor and unquestionable purity of their product, this Surfrider Foundation partner values their longstanding, ecologically-minded philosophy over all else. In an effort to maintain a healthy ecosystem on their home island, Don Q’s approach to sustainability not only gives back to their community, but sets a standard for ecologically-responsible distilleries. Don Q’s family legacy has yielded a uniquely innovative waste reclamation process that makes them proud to be one of the greenest spirits producers in the world.

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Everlane

Everlane

Everlane launched online in 2011 with the mission to provide consumers with well-designed, high-quality clothing and accessories at an approachable price point, while simultaneously encouraging them to stay informed and educated on product origins. In 2018, the company aligned with the Surfrider Foundation to amplify their commitment to eliminate all virgin plastic from its supply chain by 2021. In addition to their tremendous support of Surfrider’s Plastic Pollution Initiative through their Black Friday Fund, Everlane has put sustainability front and center by launching a line of denim made at the world’s cleanest factory, a Clean Silk collection, and a line of products made with a significant reduction in virgin plastic-based materials.

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KROQ

KROQ

For over 20 years, KROQ has supported the Surfrider Foundation, helping to raise funds and awareness for Surfrider’s mission through their annual Weenie Roast concert. By providing on-air opportunities and space to host an onsite interactive Surfrider Foundation booth each year at the event, KROQ has helped Surfrider reach hundreds of thousands of individuals. Additionally, through their annual donation of a portion of the event’s ticket sales, KROQ has contributed more than $500,000 to Surfrider over the years to support the health of our ocean, waves and beaches.

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Love Beauty and Planet | Love Home and Planet

Love Beauty and Planet | Love Home and Planet

Love Beauty and Planet and Love Home and Planet are beauty and home lifestyle brands that believe even small acts of love for the planet can make a big difference. Created in 2018 and 2019 respectively, Love Beauty and Planet and Love Home and Planet make efficacious products for you and your family, so that you can feel good about the products you use while committing to some of their small acts of love for the planet. Their goal is to deliver brilliant care for your hair, body and home while carefully evaluating every step of their products’ and packaging lifecycles, working to reduce virgin plastic in their products wherever possible, and supporting the Surfrider Foundation with the core value of leaving the planet a little more beautiful than they found it.

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Pela Case

Pela Case

Our partners at Pela Case have created a line of plant-based, compostable phone cases, designed with a focus on low-impact manufacturing and plastic-free, minimal packaging. The company was established on the core goals of reducing the amount of plastic waste created by consumer products. In doing so, Pela’s goal is to alleviate dependence on nonrenewable fossil fuels and oil-based plastics, and to educate people about plant-based, sustainable alternatives that are both functional and beautiful, in order to build the kind of company their customers would be proud to rally behind.

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REEF

REEF

Since 1984, REEF has encouraged individuals to embrace the fun, freedom, and spirit of the beach, grounded in a belief in the connection between our well-being and our beaches. REEF believes that when we restore the beach from harmful pollutants, we create clean and beautiful places to restore ourselves— which is why in 2018, we partnered to protect and preserve the places that we all love by co-founding the Better Beach Alliance. In the Alliance’s inaugural year, Surfrider volunteers removed an incredible 220,128 pounds of litter from U.S. beaches; this year, together we plan to remove over 300,000 pounds of litter from U.S. and European shores. Thanks to REEF's support, the Better Beach Alliance will continue to expand and fortify its impact on beaches around the world.

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REI

REI

Beach access is the ability to reach the sand and surf. It is the means of entry to our ocean, waves and beaches for surfers, paddlers, swimmers and all kinds of beachgoers. REI is a national outdoor retail co-op dedicated to inspiring, educating and outfitting its members and the community for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship, and is a core supporter of Surfrider’s mission to promote and protect low-impact, free and open access to the world's waves and beaches for all. REI is passionate about the outdoors and committed to promoting environmental stewardship and increasing access to outdoor recreation through volunteerism, gear donations and generous financial contributions to the Surfrider Foundation and other organizations dedicated to protecting sacred outdoor spaces.

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REN Clean Skincare

REN Clean Skincare

From REN's inception in East London in 2000, they have been a pioneer in Clean Skincare, driven by their motivation to create products that are both Clean to Skin and Clean to Planet, and their philosophy that the two go hand-in-hand. In addition to their financial support of the Surfrider Foundation, REN has enhanced their contributions through on-the-ground support at beach cleanups and in their own internal shift toward further prioritizing the environment. REN has reduced virgin plastic in their production and supply chain, and in 2018 committed to a goal of producing zero waste by 2021. Within this goal are plans to implement 100% recyclable packaging, refillable solutions, bottles with reclaimed ocean plastic, and products that are even more environmentally-focused.

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Sanuk

Sanuk

Taking root in Southern California, Sanuk was established in 1997 to provide creatively inspired and distinctively designed footwear for the global outdoor community. Deriving its name from the Thai word for fun, Sanuk strives to make innovative products for the global outdoor community that are as much about fun as they are about function. Sanuk’s beliefs in protecting the places we play runs deep in their products and community, and as such the company has focused their support of the Surfrider Foundation regionally, to make a significant impact in their own backyard in Goleta, CA alongside the Isla Vista Chapter.

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Scott Dunn Private Journeys

Scott Dunn Private Journeys

Luxury experiential travel company Scott Dunn specializes in customized private journeys to incredible destinations all around the world. Initially inspired to get involved by their coastal California office location and their clientele's deep love for the ocean, Scott Dunn has supported the Surfrider Foundation since 2017. In addition to their program support, the team at Scott Dunn have donated incredible vacation packages for Surfrider’s annual, bi-coastal One Ocean events, participated in staff beach cleanups and coastal education days, and even created an internal Responsible Travel Team to explore ways to lessen the company’s environmental impact.

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Unify Financial Credit Union

Unify Financial Credit Union

For more than a decade, Unify Financial Credit Union has supported the Surfrider Foundation directly and through the awareness they have raised throughout their own network. Unify continues to help us grow and strengthen our membership ranks year after year by introducing their members to our mission, as well as through their commitment and financial support of more than $2 million throughout the years to protect our ocean, waves and beaches.

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Yachak Organic

Yachak Organic

Since Yachak Yerba Mate's inception, a goal at the heart of the company has been "to protect endangered species and the environment." Their efforts include packaging products in recyclable aluminum cans; achieving Fair Trade, Non-GMO, and USDA Organic certifications; and upholding and expanding their give-back initiative. Yachak not only aligns with our mission through their easily recyclable aluminum product packaging and certified Fair Trade supply chain, but has fueled Surfrider activists at beach cleanups and important awareness-raising events across the country with their organic Yerba Mate, in addition to the generous financial contribution they've made to support Surfrider on a national scale.

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