Based on the mantra “Never Stop Exploring”, The North Face inspires a global movement of exploration and innovation. In addition to apparel, footwear and outdoor equipment, The North Face makes high-performance backpacks for students and travelers all over the world. Along with its partner company Jansport, the two make almost half of all backpacks sold in the U.S. While the company advertises its sustainability initiatives, there are questionable materials and practices that contribute to the production and consumption of North Face backpacks. To further explore the journey of the North Face backpack, click here.