Patagonia: CSR & Sustainability News

Patagonia, Inc. is a Ventura, California-based clothing company, focusing mainly on high-end outdoor clothing. It was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1972.

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Rick Ridgeway, VP of Environmental Affairs, Patagonia

Patagonia’s New, Decentralized Approach to Sustainability Management

About six months ago, Patagonia, a global leader in sustainable apparel, dissolved its sustainability department. This is a development Rick Ridgeway, vice president…
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Patagonia’s Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing

Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.
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How B Corp Certification Helps Benchmark and Improve Performance

B Corp certification helps you benchmark, compare, and improve the social and environmental performance of your entire company.
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What’s the Difference Between Certified B Corps and Benefit Corps?

Certified B Corporations and benefit corporations are often, and understandably, confused. They share much in common but have a few important differences.
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Patagonia Giving Away Plant-Based Wetsuit Technology

Patagonia is sharing its plant-based wetsuit technology with the goal to have it become a game-changer in the surf industry.
Timberland employees recently surpassed 1 million volunteer hours served.

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Why Tim Cook’s Leadership Won’t Lead Apple to the Next Phase of CSR

Three years after taking over the leadership of Apple, Tim Cook is still struggling to make his own mark in the company, but…
Andy Savitz, author of, speaks about employee engagement at SB'14 in San Diego on June 3.

Employee Engagement: The ‘Human Thread’ Between Sustainability and Results

At SB'14 in San Diego, one unexpected theme seemed to come up over and over: employee engagement and its role in corporate sustainability.
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Interview: Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway on Sustainable Apparel

Rick shares thoughts on the status of the apparel industry in terms of sustainability.
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How to Get Consumers to Walk the Sustainability Talk When it Comes to Fashion

If you look at studies exploring consumer attitudes, you find that consumers indeed seem to be more conscious about sustainability and are more…
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Should Eco-Labels Shape Purchasing Choices?

At first glance, eco-labels seem like they could provide useful information to shoppers about the environmental and social impact of a product, but…
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Is H&M Serious About Making Fashion Sustainable?

A couple of weeks ago, H&M released its 2013 sustainability report. We took a look inside to find out whether the company is…
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Can Fast Fashion Really be Sustainable?

“If a positive can be found, it's that Rana Plaza has been a turning point - the 21st Century equivalent of New York's…
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3p Weekend: 10 U.S. Companies That Pay Above Minimum Wage

With the federal minimum wage increase a hot topic on everyone's mind, TriplePundit rounded up 10 U.S. companies that pay each of their…
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