edding is a German pen and stationery manufacturer which was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Ahrensburg, Schleswig Holstein. The edding permanent marker is probably the company's best-known product. The company motto "we care that you dare to be who you are" is a commitment to freedom of expression as part of the personal right as a fundamental right of every human being. Since its founding, edding has been committed to minimizing the environmental impact of its production and distribution activities. edding is therefore continuously working to improve the company's environmental performance and significantly reduce greenhouse gases.