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Sustainability

How Patagonia Learned to Act on Its Values

Vincent Stanley, Patagonia’s company philosopher, chronicles the company’s efforts to bring environmental and social values to the heart of what the company does.

A Patagonia store with "Demand Fair Trade" and "Buy Less, Demand More" in the window.
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