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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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.

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…

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…

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…
Fast food workers strike for higher wages in New York City last summer.

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…

Great CSR Leadership Examples for 2014

Consumers really care about a company’s corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring…

Patagonia “Anti” Black Friday Campaign Urges Customers to Repair Worn Clothing

Clothing retailer Patagonia released a short film called Worn Wear to promote re-purposing worn clothing.
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Forget Sustainable Consumption. Focus on Sustainable Citizenship

While the sustainable business world keeps focusing on ways to increase sustainable consumption as a path to a more sustainable future, when we…
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Patagonia and New Belgium Brewing Release Organic Beer

To toast its 40th anniversary, Patagonia is teaming up with craft brewer New Belgium Brewing to create a limited-edition organic lager - appropriately…
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Black Friday: News Articles about Early Openings Miss the Point

This year a number of retailers are opening their stores on Thanksgiving even earlier than they did last year. At the same time,…

Kudos: Patagonia Starts the Switch to Ethical Goose Down

After several years of effort, Patagonia says it has accomplished something that few clothing companies have managed: it has begun sourcing the goose…
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Patagonia Launches Resale Outlets for Pre-Loved Items

Patagonia is no stranger to the concept of corporate social responsibility, and last month's announcement of its new "Worn Wear" resale concept fits…