REI is a quality outdoor gear and clothing company. REI is a consumer cooperative business model. REI has 135 stores in 32 states as well as catalog and Internet sales.
REI has remained neutral on the issue of the 2nd Amendment.
REI has contributed to The Nature Conservancy and Sierra Club, which support cap-and-trade legislation. (REI Website, www.rei.com, Accessed 2/9/15) (The Nature Conservancy Website, http://blog.nature.org/conservancy/2009/02/25/cap-and-trade-nature-conservancy/, Accessed 2/5/14) (Jeannine Parsons, “Does California Still Lead the Fight?”, www.lomaprieta.sierraclub.org, March 2010)
REI stance on same-sex marriage, Accessed 4/4/16.
REI has partnered with Susan G. Komen, which continues to fund Planned Parenthood programs. (REI Website, http://www.rei.com/class/26501/session/32576, Accessed 2/9/15) (REI Website, http://www.rei.com/stewardship/community.html, Accessed 2/9/15)
REI has remained neutral on education issues.