• 20 years of organic cotton

    In 1994, we made the decision to take a stand against chemically intensive cotton and switch to organically grown cotton throughout our line. In hindsight, it was an audacious goal as the quantity of cotton in our line was quite small in the giant world of cotton production. Read More

  • Wool Sourcing

    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. See what we have accomplished so far and what we have yet to accomplish. Read More

  • Traceable Down Insulation

    All of our down products, as of our fall 2014 product season, contain Traceable Down, all of which can be traced back to birds that were never force-fed and never live-plucked. Read More

  • Our Business and Climate Change

    Knowing we are part of the problem, we focus on specific things Patagonia can do to reduce, neutralize, or even reverse the root causes of climate change. Read More

  • Corporate Responsibility

    Here’s what we’re doing to make sure 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. Read More

  • Supply Chain: The Footprint Chronicles®

    Our goal is to reduce the adverse social and environmental impacts of our products and to make sure they are produced under safe, fair, legal and humane working conditions throughout the supply chain. Read More

  • A Shell Game in the Dark

    The shells we make are contributing to climate change. Despite our best efforts to minimize this contribution, we are still part of the problem. Learn about the good and bad environmental aspects of making shells. Read More

  • What is a living wage vs. a minimum wage?

    Patagonia keeps close tabs on wages paid in all of our partner factories so we can ensure the workers who make our clothes are earning at least a minimum wage in the locales where they work. But in most instances we do not know whether those wages are enough to afford a decent standard of living. Read More

  • 20 years of organic cotton

    In 1994, we made the decision to take a stand against chemically intensive cotton and switch to organically grown cotton throughout our line. In hindsight, it was an audacious goal as the quantity of cotton in our line was quite small in the giant world of cotton production. Read More

  • Synthetic Microfiber Pollution

    Patagonia is taking the problem of microfibers shedding from synthetic materials seriously. We are committing significant resources to learn more about the scope of the problem and develop an understanding of what steps we can take to help create impactful solutions. Read More