Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn back in 1977, and has dedicated his life to snowboarding ever since. Burton served a pivotal role in growing snowboarding from a backyard hobby to a world-class sport by creating groundbreaking products, supporting the world's best riders, and pushing more resorts to allow snowboarding.
BURTON SUSTAINABILITY - Environment, Health and Safety
To Burton, success means maximizing their positive social impact as they minimize their environmental impact. Their goals are structured so that Burton can’t succeed as a business without succeeding at sustainability. You can trust the process behind their products: 100% Fair Labor Association compliance by 2020 will mean that every person making their products works in safe, healthy, and environmentally friendly conditions.