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Patagonia's History Fighting Climate Change

Yvon Chouinard founded the clothing company in 1973. Nearly 50 years later, he's giving up control but for a noble cause: to save the planet. You shouldn't be surprised at the move — stopping climate change is Patagonia's "business," after all. Read more on Chouinard's perspective, how the retailer has walked the walk, and what it means to run a values-led business.

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Patagonia's History Fighting Climate Change

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    Yvon Chouinard, Founder and Environmentalist

    Yvon Chouinard No Longer Owns Patagonia
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    Yvon Chouinard No Longer Owns Patagonia

    On the eve of its 50th anniversary, Patagonia, one of the nation’s most innovative and ethical corporations, is under new ownership. The outdoor apparel maker, founded in 1973 by Yvon Chouinard and run by the Chouinard family since its inception, announced today that the company has restructured, …

    TALKING THE TALK, Walking the walk

    Patagonia CEO: Business Leaders Must Do Better to Protect Our Planet
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    Patagonia CEO: Business Leaders Must Do Better to Protect Our Planet

    How Patagonia Is Giving Back

    Being a values-led business

    How Patagonia became the B corps poster child
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    How Patagonia became the B corps poster child

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    You don’t have to spend much time in the corporate sustainability world before someone mentions Patagonia. The US outdoor-wear brand seems to have achieved an alchemy of purpose and profitability that others, hopeful they can keep making money while also doing good, avidly seize upon. Patagonia is a …

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