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Promoting fair labor practices and safe working conditions throughout Patagonia’s supply chain

Corporate Responsibility (CR) is a broad-based movement in business that encourages companies to take responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees, communities and the environment. Companies committed to corporate responsibility also agree to abide by international labor and human rights standards.

Here’s what we’re doing to ensure that Patagonia products are produced under safe, fair, legal and humane working conditions throughout the supply chain – and some background on how we got to where we are today.


Working With Factories

Working With Factories

Patagonia engages in a range of due diligence activities to promote fair labor practices and ensure good working conditions in our factories.

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Working With Mills

Patagonia travels the globe building relationships with suppliers that make high-quality materials while reducing their environmental and social impact.

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History

Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers. The way in which we promote fair labor practices and safe working conditions in our supply chain has evolved as well.

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FAQs

Every year our customers ask us many questions. Those questions help them make informed decisions, and help us to improve our corporate responsibility program.

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History

California SB657 Disclosure

Our SB 657 disclosure statement outlines some of the steps we’re taking to monitor and assist our supply chain partners in meeting our human rights standards, particularly in the areas of human trafficking and child labor.

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History

Recommended Books and Websites

Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers. The way in which we promote fair labor practices and safe working conditions in our supply chain has evolved as well.

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