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Green Friday: Gute Tat statt viel Rabatt

Es ist mal wieder soweit. Der Black Friday dominiert das Netz und fast jedes Schaufenster. Seine Folgen sind schwerwiegend, denn Überkonsum hinterlässt schwere Spuren an Mensch und Natur. Dabei könnte man es auch anders machen. Wie WINQS und die Berliner Stadtmission.
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Der echte Preis von Sportartikeln

Black Friday, Sonderangebote, Ausverkauf. Rabatte sind ein wesentlicher Bestandteil der Sport-, insbesondere der Laufartikelbranche. Was für den Endverbraucher eine schöne Sache zu sein scheint, ist oft das Ergebnis strategischer Überproduktion und hat schwerwiegende Auswirkungen auf faire Produktionsbedingungen und den ökologischen Fußabdruck der gesamten Industrie.
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WINQS is nominated for the "Award for Sustainability in Sport"

The SPOBIS is Germany's most important platform in the sports business. Over 100 clubs, organizers and athletes applied for this year 's "Award for Sustainability in Sport". With WINQS we have now made it to the final.
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Podcast: Why overproduction is a real problem

WINQS as a guest in the podcast of SAZ, the most important medium of the German sports industry: There, co-founder Jan Kratochvil explains why more regulation by politicians is needed, why overproduction is an ecological problem and what prices have to do with sustainability.
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WINQS is Germany's sports startup of the year!

As part of the world's largest sports trade fair, the ISPO in Munich, WINQS was honored as Sports Startup of...

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Why the sports industry must also become independent of oil

Crude oil is the original raw material of all classic plastic materials - also and especially in sports. Conventional sports equipment, such as running shirts, sports shoes, bags or drinking bottles, often consists of up to 100% crude oil. WINQS and a few other brands are trying to change that.
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WINQS wins ISPO Award 2022

Only a few months after its founding, the Berlin startup WINQS received the most prestigious award in the sports industry, the ISPO Award 2022. The Zerofly™ running shoe convinced the jury as an excellent, innovative sports product.
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Why reduction helps the climate more than compensation

More and more companies today describe themselves as climate-neutral. Incidentally, so do we. But while offsetting your own carbon emissions is an important step, it's worth little if a brand doesn't pursue a holistic sustainability strategy.
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Why recycled polyester isn't a solution for sportswear

Many brands are trying to prove their sustainability with functional clothing made from or containing recycled polyester. Unfortunately, such textiles can do more harm than good.
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Ten popular greenwashing tricks in sports

It is a challenge for many customers to understand which innovations are honest attempts to make a brand more sustainable and which are pure greenwashing. An overview of sports.
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Why GeckoGrip™ means a small sole revolution

To ensure that the WINQS Zerofly™ is convincing on all fronts, we brought a number of prominent partners on board right from the start. One of them is the legendary tire manufacturer Michelin. In addition to its recycled sole material, GeckoGrip™ also enables an innovative repair solution.
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The environmental balance of the sporting goods industry in figures

It is well known that the global sporting goods industry has a massive environmental problem. However, we have prepared some numbers to capture the dimensions we are dealing with.
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