San Diego, CA, December 26, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Ed Viesturs, America's leading high altitude mountaineer, has aligned with Source 44, a leading sustainability and carbon data provider and the world's only supplier of Material Footprint Data Sheets(tm). Ed Viesturs is not only Source 44's Head Spokesperson but also a proud investor. "We are very excited to have Ed as part of our company. His determination and unrivaled achievements in the world of mountaineering are an inspiration for our team at Source 44." Said Jess F. Kraus CEO & President.
Viesturs has traveled the world extensively over the past 30 years and has seen the effects of climate change in the mountains and has spoken to people that are being directly affected by the changes caused due to climate change. He also works directly within the outdoor industry, and many of the companies in that industry are taking the lead in sustainability issues for the products they manufacture and sell. Viesturs says, "I am excited to be associated with Source 44 not only to help educate people about sustainability, but also to provide manufacturers and retailers with a service that will provide them with the information they need to make decisions and changes as far as their impact on the environment".