8.2
Scientific Rating

Patagonia

Rank: 2 out of 52 Activewears · Company: Patagonia Incorporated
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Health

8.9

Environment

This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 8.9

    Company

    • 9.6

      Category-Specific Environmental Performance

      Evaluation of a company's environmental performance, considering issues specific to the apparel sector.

      Rating: 9.6 out of 10

      • 10

        Sustainable Fibers

        Indicates whether a brand demonstrates a commitment to using environmentally preferable fibers.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 10 out of 10

      • 9.9

        Product/Brand Life Cycle Assessment

        Indicates if a brand provides life cycle assessment data on its products or product lines.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.9 out of 10

      • 9.9

        Use Phase Information

        Indicates whether a brand provides information on the use phase of its products.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.9 out of 10

      • 9.9

        Supplier Disclosure

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.9 out of 10

      • 9.9

        LCA-informed Design

        Indicates if a brand uses life cycle assessment in its product design process.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.9 out of 10

      • 9.8

        Sustainable Supply Chain

        Indicates if a brand supports sustainable supply chain organizations and/or is committed to making their supply chain more sustainable.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.8 out of 10

      • 6.8

        Restricted Substances List

        Indicates if a brand has a restricted substances list for its suppliers to follow.

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 6.8 out of 10

    • 8.2

      Core Company Environmental Performance

      Summary evaluation of a company's overall environmental performance, considering its management policies and practices; resource use; environmental impacts; and degree of environmental transparency.

      Rating: 8.2 out of 10

      • 9.1

        Transparency

        Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its environmental practices and performance.

        GoodGuide, Transparency

        Rating: 9.1 out of 10

      • 9.0

        Environmental Management

        Evaluation of a company's environmental management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

        Rating: 9.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Leading Edge Practices

          Indicates a company's leading environmental efforts; based on awards and certifications, external initiatives, and exemplary policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Governance

          Summary evaluation of a company's governance capabilities, considering its policies and practices, environmental reporting activities, and management of its supply chain.

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 10

            Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's environmental policies.

            Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 10

              Environmental Policies

              • 10

                Awards and Certifications

                Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass environmental policy.

                GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

                Rating: 10 out of 10

              • 6.0

                Policies

                Indicates the strength of a company's environmental management policies.

                GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

                Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Supply Chain

            Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to the environmental impacts of its supply chain.

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

            • 8.0

              Policies and Practices

              • 8.0

                Supply Chain Awards and Certifications

                Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass their environmental supply chain.

                GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

                Rating: 8.0 out of 10

              • 7.0

                Supply Chain Policy

                This indicates how a company incorporates environmental considerations and policy into its supply chain

                GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

                Rating: 7.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Reporting

            Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to environmental reporting.

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

            • 6.0

              Policies and Practices, Reporting Policy

              Indicates whether a company reports on environmental initiatives using accepted global standards

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 8.4

        Environmental Impacts

        Summary evaluation of a company's environmental impacts, considering its policies and practices relating to air and water emissions, waste management and biodiversity.

        Rating: 8.4 out of 10

        • 8.5

          Emissions

          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and waste management.

          Rating: 8.5 out of 10

          • 10

            Criteria and Hazardous Air Pollutants, Policies and Practices

            • 10

              Air Pollution Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass toxic air pollutants.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 4.0

              Air Pollution Policies and Practices, Air Pollution Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's toxic air pollutant (e.g. NOx, SOx, PM) policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 4.0 out of 10

          • 10

            Waste, Policies and Practices

            • 10

              Waste Management Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass waste.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 8.0

              Waste Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's solid waste policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Water Pollution, Policies and Practices

            • 8.0

              Water Pollution Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass wastewater.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 8.0 out of 10

            • 6.0

              Water Pollution Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's wastewater policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Greenhouse Gases, Greenhouse Gas Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's greenhouse gas policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Biodiversity

          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices relating to biodiversity and ecosystem impacts.

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Policies and Practices

            • 8.0

              Biodiversity Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass biodiversity.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 8.0 out of 10

            • 6.0

              Biodiversity Policy

              Indicates the strength of a company's biodiversity policies.

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 6.7

        Resource Use

        Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to resouce use, considering energy, water and materials.

        Rating: 6.7 out of 10

        • 8.0

          Materials

          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to materials use.

          Rating: 8.0 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Policies and Practices, Materials Policy

            Indicates whether a company has a comprehensive policy relating to materials management and reduction

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Energy

          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to energy use.

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Policies and Practices, Energy Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's energy policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 6.0

          Water

          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to water use.

          Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Policies and Practices, Water Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's water policies.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

7.6

Society

This company's social policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 7.6

    Company

    • 8.8

      Core Company Social Performance

      Summary evaluation of a company's overall social performance, considering its management policies and practices; impacts on workers, consumers and communities; and degree of social transparency.

      Rating: 8.8 out of 10

      • 10

        Community

        Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to communities, considering its management policies and practices; community relationships; stakeholder engagement activities; and public policy positions.

        Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 10

          Stakeholder Engagement, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Stakeholder Engagement Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass stakeholder engagement

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 8.0

            Stakeholder Engagement Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's stakeholder engagement policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 8.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Community Relationships, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Community Relations Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass community relations

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Community Relations Policy

            Indicates the strength of the company's community relations policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 9.4

        Management

        Evaluation of a company's social management, considering how it is governed and whether it exhibits any leading edge practices or is involved in any controversies or compliance issues.

        Rating: 9.4 out of 10

        • 10

          Leading Edge Practices

          Indicates a company's leading social efforts; based on awards and certifications, external initiatives, and exemplary policies.

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 10 out of 10

        • 8.8

          Governance

          • 10

            Supply Chain, Policies and Practices

            • 10

              Supply Chain Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass social aspects of its supply chain

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 7.0

              Supply Chain Policy

              Indicates the strength of a company's social supply chain policies

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 7.0 out of 10

          • 10

            Policies, Policies and Practices

            • 10

              Social Governance Policy Awards and Certifications

              Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass social governance policy

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 10 out of 10

            • 6.0

              Social Governance Policies

              Indicates the strength of a company's social governance policies

              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

              Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Reporting, Social Issue Reporting Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's social reporting policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

      • 9.0

        Workers

        Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to workers, considering its management policies and practices; diversity & equal opportunity record; and human rights issues.

        Rating: 9.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Occupational Health and Safety, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Occupational Health & Safety Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass occupational health and safety.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Occupational Health & Safety Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's occupational health and safety policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Diversity and Equal Opportunity, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Diversity Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass diversity, equal opportunity and non-discrimination

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 5.0

            Diversity and Equal Opportunity Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's policy on diversity, equal opportunity and non-discrimination

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 5.0 out of 10

        • 10

          General, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Worker Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass general worker treatment.

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's general worker policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

        • 5.8

          Human Rights

          • 7.0

            General Human Rights, Human Rights Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's human rights policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Child Labor, Child Labor Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's child labor policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining, Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's freedom of association and collective bargaining policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 6.0

            Forced and Compulsory Labor, Forced and Compulsory Labor Policies

            Indicates the strength of a company's forced and compulsory labor policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 6.0 out of 10

          • 4.0

            Indigenous Rights, Indigenous Rights Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's indigenous rights policies

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 4.0 out of 10

      • 8.7

        Transparency

        Summary evaluation of the amount of data a company makes public for assessing its social practices and performance.

        GoodGuide, Transparency

        Rating: 8.7 out of 10

      • 7.0

        Consumers

        Summary evaluation of a company's performance relating to consumers, considering its management policies and practices; health & safety record; and product marketing and labeling practices.

        Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 10

          Customer Health and Safety, Policies and Practices

          • 10

            Customer Health & Safety Awards and Certifications

            Indicates if the company has received any awards or certifications that encompass customer health and safety

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 10 out of 10

          • 7.0

            Customer Health & Safety Policy

            Indicates the strength of a company's customer health and safety policy

            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

            Rating: 7.0 out of 10

        • 4.0

          Marketing Communications, Marketing Policy

          Indicates the strength of a company's marketing policy

          GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments

          Rating: 4.0 out of 10

    • 6.3

      Category-Specific Social Performance

      Evaluation of a company's social performance, considering issues specific to the apparel sector.

      Rating: 6.3 out of 10

      • 9.9

        Supplier Disclosure

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 9.9 out of 10

      • 7.2

        Purchasing Policy

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 7.2 out of 10

      • 6.6

        Auditing

        • 9.9

          Auditing Local Consultation

          GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

          Rating: 9.9 out of 10

        • 8.9

          Auditing Unannounced Visits

          GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

          Rating: 8.9 out of 10

        • 4.7

          Auditing Off-Site Worker Interviews

          GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

          Rating: 4.7 out of 10

      • 4.8

        Non-Compliance Transparency

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 4.8 out of 10

      • 4.8

        Living or Social Wage Policy

        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data

        Rating: 4.8 out of 10

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About the Brand

Parent Company:

Patagonia Incorporated

Parent Company:

Lost Arrow Corporation

Other Products made include:

Apparel, Children's Apparel, Jeans, and Pants, Shorts. 1 Patagonia product have GoodGuide ratings. See the list »

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Comments

320 people recommended because
  • environmentally friendly (35)
  • works well (28)
  • good social record (24)
  • fair price (13)
  • good on health (11)
59 people avoided because
  • expensive (2)