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Patagonia Sustainable Outdoor Clothing - Insight Into The Process


Promoting fair labor practices and safe working conditions throughout Patagonia’s supply chain

Corporate Responsibility (CR) is a broad-based movement in business that encourages companies to take responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees, communities and the environment. Companies committed to corporate responsibility also agree to abide by international labor and human rights standards.

Here’s what Patagonia is doing to ensure that the products are produced under safe, fair, legal and humane working conditions throughout the supply chain.

Quick facts:

  • Patagonia's goal is to be carbon neutral by the year 2025
  • 72% of Patagonia line uses recycled material
  • To date, Patagonia’s Fair Trade program has impacted more than 66,000 workers in 10 countries around the globe.
  • Patagonia pays a premium for every Patagonia item that carries the Fair Trade Certified™ sewn label. 

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WORKING WITH MILLS

Patagonia travels the globe building relationships with suppliers that make high-quality materials while reducing their environmental and social impact. 
See where these 57 facilities are located and more details >>

WORKING WITH FACTORIES

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Patagonia engages in a range of due diligence activities to promote fair labor practices and ensure good working conditions in their factories in e.g. Asia, Central America and North America. 
Read how Patagonia works with its factories >>

FAIR TRADE - SUPPORTING THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE PRODUCTS

In an attempt to improve the lives of those who make our products, Patagonia offers 192 styles that are Fair Trade Certified for sewing.

To date, Patagonia’s Fair Trade program has impacted more than 66,000 workers in 10 countries around the globe. 

Every Fair Trade Certified™ purchase sends more money back to factory workers who earn premiums that can be allocated as cash, used for a collective social investment or both.

Read more about Patagonia's Fair Trade program >>

Find out where your Patagonia product is made

Patagonia's Footprint Chronicles® traces social and environmental impacts of our products and processes. Click the map and track all the 58 facilities >>

 

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