Red Paddle Co
Devon, United Kingdom
Hong Kong S.A.R.,
United Arab Emirates,
Born on the South Devon coast in 2008 with a mission to get more people out on the water, Red creates world leading inflatable paddleboards and premium outdoor kit. From day one, Red's mantra has been to never compromise. With an unflinching commitment to quality and reliable products that last, they believe that when you have the right kit, you can do more, adventure further. As lovers of the great outdoors, Red believes it is critical that they do their part in protecting the planet, oceans, and waterways that Red's products and services depend on. Red state they are not perfect and their policy of 'Taking Steps to be more Responsible' continually challenges the business to progress and improve, and as part of their efforts to be more environmentally responsible they're at the leading edge of progressing outdoor circular products. With boards and change robes sold in over 60 countries worldwide, Red is the true pioneer in the inflatable paddle board market. Loved and used by extreme adventurers, families, SUP schools and 1000's of outdoor retailers around the world, Red's ultimate purpose is to enable and inspire adventures.
Overall B Impact Score
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