• 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

  • Materials & Technology

    Whenever possible, we make our clothing from materials and technologies that cause less harm to the planet. 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

  • Environmental Impact

    The quality of Patagonia depends, to a large degree, on whether we can reduce our impact on the environment. This means auditing the materials and methods we use to make our products, taking responsibility for the entire lifecycle of our products and examining how we use resources at our buildings and facilities. Read More

  • Sustainability Mission/Vision

    Learn more about our reason for being, the struggle to become a responsible company and how our business affects global environmental issues like global warming. Read More

  • Environmental Campaigns

    Patagonia is committed to bringing our resources and connections to bear on threats to wildness, far and wide. We all have a chance to make a difference. Let’s take a stand. 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

  • Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC)

    Fair Factories Clearinghouse (FFC) Read More

  • OIA Eco Working Group

    OIA Eco Working Group Read More


    We’re on a mission to change people’s relationship with their stuff. Worn Wear keeps your Patagonia® gear in motion longer—through repair and repurposing—and provides recycling options when repair is no longer viable. Read More

  • Environmental Grants and Support

    Patagonia pledges at least one percent of sales or 10 percent of pre-tax profits – whichever is more to environmental groups. We give at the grassroots level to innovative groups overlooked or rejected by other corporate donors. We fund activists who take radical and strategic steps to protect habitat, wilderness and biodiversity. We have given more than $58 million to more than 1,000 organizations since our grants program began. Read More

  • Resource Use

    Our Reno Service Center was built in 1996 at a cost of $19 million. Located on the banks of the Truckee River at the site of the old Tahoe Timber Lumber Mill, the Service Center embodies our core purpose of using business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. It cost us more to do it, but most of these green innovations will pay for themselves through 30-35% energy savings within three to eight years. 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

  • Corporate Partnership

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