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The Quiksilver 'Made by Waves' Initiative Saves Tons

By: Vivian Lau - Published: • References: vimeo & fastcocreate
The Quiksilver 'Made by Waves' initiative sets an industry example for other popular clothing brands to become environmentally sustainable -- all while connecting with their deep-rooted fan base.

The premise behind this campaign is to become less of a contributor to the global warming issue by going back to the basics of the brand. The sport is being fuelled by the constant ebb and flow of the sea, while its fashion and gear is also driven by the powerful wave. Quiksilver cultivates love for the ocean and for its brand by cleverly connecting their purpose to a relevant environmental issue.

The idea was created by Patrik Beskow and David Lunde of Berghs School of Communication, who inspire other companies to find the connection behind the need for their products and the issues their customers care about. Stats for Sea-Sourced Surfer Campaigns Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 371 clicks in 122 w
Interest: 0.9 minutes
Concept: Quiksilver Made By Waves
Related: 69 examples / 53 photos
Segment: Males, 12-55
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