“I’m fascinated by what I’ll do tomorrow.” – Georges Salomon
A Legend is Born
Enticed by the growing sport of skiing, Francois and Georges Salomon transformed their family business making saw blades by attaching modified blades to the bases of wooden skis in order to provide skiers of Chamonix and the surrounding French Alps with a more predictable and controllable experience. Since that humble beginning in 1947 in their home in Annecy, France, the Salomon brand has built and maintained their leading presence in all aspects of the ski and snowboard industry, as well as in running, hiking, and mountaineering.
Salomon has long been recognized for their commitment to the design and manufacture of amazing and innovative products, but their business philosophy contains a much more global approach to their corporate responsibilities and sustainability footprint. Salomon not only holds a strong place as a leader in their commitment to the toys we use, but also to the places we use them, to the players who use them, and even to the players who can no longer use them.
Enter the Play Minded Program.
It’s an initiative to hold themselves accountable for their part in the future of our outdoor world and its inhabitants. With objectives set out thru 2025, Salomon commits to: