Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia on running a business that doesn't kill us (audio)


Yvon Chouinard: Corporate Responsibility, Patagonia Style

Yvon Chouinard speaks to the long trials of the Patagonia company to do right and not destroy the earth while running a large and successful clothing business.

audio: MP3 at 31.0 mebibytes


Recorded at the Tulane Environmental Law Summit 2013

Saturday, 22nd feb ,5:30pm 
Keynote Address Presented by Yvon Chouinard: Corporate Responsibility, Patagonia Style

Mr. Chouinard is the founder of the outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia. The company is committed to being an outstanding workplace and an important resource for environmental activism. The company commits a percentage of profits to environmental activism, and strives to use environmentally friendly fabrics such as organic cotton. The company’s corporate responsibility and environmental initiatives put it on the forefront of the environmental movement. Mr. Chouinard has published three books, most recently The Responsible Company: What We’ve Learned from Patagonia’s First 40 Years.




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