Impact & Commitment

2020 Impact Report
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“If we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserve them.”

— Perk Perkins, Orvis Company Owner & Board Member


Our Conservation Commitment

In everything we do, Orvis seeks to inspire a deep connection to adventure and wonder in the outdoor world. But these passions come with responsibilities; if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserve them. Without flourishing wildlife habitat, wilderness forever wild, and living rivers and oceans to sustain us, the very existence of our valued outdoor experiences are threatened. We dedicate ourselves to personal responsibility in our own lives and our collective efforts to the restoration, enhancement, and ultimately the long-term protection of these last great wild places.

5% For Nature

Orvis commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protect and preserve our natural world.

How We Give
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Initiatives

To leave our campsite better than we found them isn't a solitary effort. Through foundational partnerships, matching grants, awareness campaigns, and much more, Orvis takes action and supports others whose mission is near to our own. Discover some of the many avenues of Orvis Initiatives from conservation partners and giving through awards and pledges.

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50/50 On the Water

From women-specific gear development, to education & adventure experiences, to nonprofit partnerships and women-centric storytelling, 50/50 On the Water is here to inspire and celebrate women in the sport we all love.

50/50 On The Water
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Breaking Barriers Award

The Breaking Barriers Award honors an individual who has gone above and beyond to bring new blood into the sport by breaking down barriers and introducing new audiences to sport of fly fishing.

Breaking Barriers Awards
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Angling For All Pledge

Orvis’s vision is to inspire the world to love the adventure and wonder in nature. For us, an inspired world is one that is inclusive, equitable, and without barriers. One that is achieved by being vulnerable, acknowledging privilege, exploring blind spots, engaging in uncomfortable conversations, and effecting change.

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Partnerships

Explore our partnerships in conservation, canine cancer, protecting natural wetlands, and preserving pristine habitats.