Lake James, North Carolina

Lake James, North Carolina

Mission

VIS Boats’ mission is to accelerate the transition of technology and to advocate sustainability in the recreational industry.


Values

  • Transitioning to electric technology for recreational boats eliminating combustion engine emissions into the air and water
  • Using sustainable and verified supply chains
  • Using recycled plastic for decking materials
  • Using sustainable materials for furniture and canvas tops[G1] 
  • Using recycled aluminum for tubes, frame, furniture structures, and railings
  • Each employee will be paid for 2 days a month to volunteer at a nonprofit of their choice
  • VIS will pay for employee’s tuition for an Associate’s Degree
  • Partnerships with local conservatories
  • Fundraising and donating to local environmental projects
  • Working with local power utilities to move towards more renewable energy production
  • Working with local municipalities to reduce fossil fuel pollutants entering our watersheds
  • Working with Wildlife agencies for conservation and stewardship of our lakes and rivers 
  • Using lean manufacturing techniques to eliminate waste in production
  • Using renewable energy in manufacturing
  • Using local labor, capital, and supplies whenever possible