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An Update on Microfiber Pollution

Feb 3, 2017 February 3, 2017

In June 2016, we provided a comprehensive update on Patagonia’s work to investigate the emerging issue of ocean pollution from tiny fibers, which often originate from synthetic textiles (such as nylon, acrylic or polyester) that are used in products available to consumers around the world. Research about microplastics… Read More

The Day After

The Day After

Nov 9, 2016 November 9, 2016

“… democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”—Winston Churchill Yesterday we elected candidates in local, state and federal races in every corner of our nation. These women and men soon will go to… Read More

Photo: Zackary Canepari

Don’t Sit This One Out … We Aren’t

Nov 4, 2016 November 4, 2016

We’re five days away from electing a President, 88 percent of Congress and countless other local elected officials. In total, across the U.S., we elect over 500,000 offices, from the federal government all the way down to school districts. We have a lot of work to do as voters. This year,… Read More

Photo: Florian Schulz

Yvon Chouinard: Save the Yellowstone Grizzly

Sep 15, 2016 September 15, 2016

In the wake of the decision by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the grizzly, the three states around Yellowstone have announced their intentions to sponsor trophy hunting of the bear. Opponents say that the effects of climate change on food sources, in addition to their famously slow reproductive… Read More

Photo: Jeanne Carver

Our Wool Restart

Jul 26, 2016 July 26, 2016

Over the past 10 months, we have been working diligently to develop a new wool supply chain that reflects high, and verifiable, standards for both animal welfare and land management. We’ve now reached some important milestones, and we’d like to update our customers on what we have accomplished so far and… Read More

Photo: Douglas Scott

Destination Wild Olympics

Jul 1, 2016 July 1, 2016

World-Class Outdoor Recreation in the Pacific Northwest To protect a place, you have to know it. You have to explore it and love it. Just a two-three hour drive from Seattle, the Olympic Mountains tower over the Puget Sound. The Olympic Peninsula is an incredible place to explore… Read More

Photo: Kyle Sparks

We Can Be Both: Mothers at Work

Apr 8, 2016 April 8, 2016

Every day in America, women return to work after the birth of a child to find an unsupportive environment lacking on-site child care, lactation programs and paid medical leave. No wonder there is an alarming lack of women in positions of leadership, board rooms and public office. Women will never… Read More

Photo: John Phaneuf

B Corps Unite to Bring Rooftop Solar to 1,500 Homes

Mar 10, 2016 March 10, 2016

Led by Patagonia and Kinaʻole Capital Partners, LLC, a first-of-its-kind group of five certified B-Corporations have come together to create a $35 million tax equity fund that will make the benefits of solar power available to more than a thousand U.S. households. The new fund uses state and federal… Read More

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