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There is Trump and There is the Truth

There is Trump and There is the Truth

By Corley Kenna   |   Dec 5, 2017 December 5, 2017

Yesterday, the president didn’t just reduce the boundaries of your public lands. He revoked two national monuments. No president has ever done that before. It is widely unpopular and unprecedented. It is also illegal, and Patagonia will be challenging his action in court. The president also lied. Here is a… Read More

It Was Always About Oil, Coal, Gas and Uranium

It Was Always About Oil, Coal, Gas and Uranium

By Lisa Pike Sheehy   |   Mar 29, 2018 March 29, 2018

In December of 2017, the president illegally reduced Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by nearly two million acres. Despite overwhelming support from the majority of Americans, nearly three million of whom spoke up during a public comment period in favor of protecting our national monuments,… Read More

The Day After

The Day After

By Patagonia   |   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: Garrett Grove

Record-breaking Black Friday Sales to Benefit the Planet

By CEO   |   Nov 28, 2016 November 28, 2016

Last week, when we announced we’d give 100 percent of our global retail and online Black Friday sales directly to grassroots nonprofits working on the frontlines to protect our air, water and soil for future generations, we heard from many of our customers calling it a “fundraiser for… Read More

Photo: Garrett Grove

100 Percent Today, 1 Percent Every Day

By Rose Marcario, CEO   |   Nov 20, 2016 November 20, 2016

We’re just days from Black Friday, one of the biggest consumer shopping days of the year in America. And as people think generously about family and friends, we also want to help our customers show love to the planet, which badly needs a gift or two (and still gets coal… Read More

If GMOs Are Safe, Why Not Label Them?

If GMOs Are Safe, Why Not Label Them?

By Rose Marcario, CEO   |   May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015

When Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, began writing about GMOs in the early 2000s, he started by asking a reasonable question: “What does a clothing company know about genetic engineering?” The answer, he said: “Not enough.” And neither does anyone else. In the proliferation of GMOs, Yvon saw a… Read More

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Nov 12, 2007 November 12, 2007

In case you’ve been missing it, Democrat-sponsored Clean Energy legislation is up for a vote soon. Late Thursday night, word came down that Congressional leaders are considering dropping the mandates for clean energy alternatives. It’s a matter of days before the votes are cast, so time is running out to… Read More

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