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Patagonia Terminates Relationship with SIGG Water Bottles

Patagonia Terminates Relationship with SIGG Water Bottles

Sep 8, 2009 September 8, 2009

Patagonia formally announced on September 4th that it would terminate all co-branding and co-marketing efforts with SIGG, Inc. It has come to Patagonia’s attention from recent news reports that a Bisphenol A (BPA) epoxy coating was used in most aluminum SIGG bottles manufactured prior to August 2008, despite earlier… Read More

Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

Stew-Pot Protest at Patagonia Headquarters for a Patagonia Without Dams – Take Action Today [Updated]

By Jim Little   |   May 20, 2011 May 20, 2011

We came armed with double boilers, frying pans and casserole pots. Banging on cookware in noisy opposition to the proposed construction of five mega-dams in Chile’s wild Aysén region, about 500 employees from Patagonia’s worldwide operations joined the wave of worldwide protests against the proposed industrialization of… Read More

Chilean Government Approves Dam Project Despite Public Opposition

Chilean Government Approves Dam Project Despite Public Opposition

By localcrew   |   May 9, 2011 May 9, 2011

The Patagonian region of southern Chile is considered one of the world's last, great wildernesses, dubbed an "eco-gem" for its rare fauna, ice-sculptured fjords and almost total absence of industrial development. Less destructive alternative energy sources are abundant, and the Chilean government may not fully appreciate the significant tourism… Read More

Patagonia’s Rio Baker – What Will Be Lost

Patagonia’s Rio Baker – What Will Be Lost

By Enviro editor   |   Apr 29, 2010 April 29, 2010

On the heels of our latest (and final) update from the Rios Libres team, we have this information from our friends at the International League of Conservation Photographers who are working hard to fight dams on the Rio Baker in Chile. Understanding the importance of images in… Read More

Just Visiting

Just Visiting

By Jim Little   |   Dec 15, 2009 December 15, 2009

We don’t keep a formal visitor log here at Patagonia headquarters in Ventura; we don’t keep a formal anything. But we do see a steady stream of students interested in sustainable business practices, journalists who come to cover various aspects of the company, environmentalists promoting their issues, and athletes… Read More

Rios Libres: The Journey Begins

Rios Libres: The Journey Begins

Mar 8, 2010 March 8, 2010

“Chilean Patagonia is a remote region of the world where nature–long left to its own devices–grows wild, beautiful and largely untouched by man. As South America's last frontier, the region boasts incredible biodiversity, breathtaking landscapes, essential ecological values, and a remote solitude that is increasingly rare.” The… Read More

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