Patagonia

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Patagonia

8.2

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Environment

This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
8.9
  • Company
    8.9
    • Category-Specific Environmental Performance
      Category-Specific Environmental Performance
      Evaluation of a company's environmental performance, considering issues specific to the apparel sector.
      Rating: 9.6 out of 10
      9.6
      • Sustainable Fibers
        Sustainable Fibers
        Indicates whether a brand demonstrates a commitment to using environmentally preferable fibers.
        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data
        Rating: 10 out of 10
        10
      • Product/Brand Life Cycle Assessment
        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
        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
        Supplier Disclosure
        GoodGuide, Apparel Brand Data
        Rating: 9.9 out of 10
        9.9
      • LCA-informed Design
        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
        9.9
      • Sustainable Supply Chain
        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
        9.8
      • Restricted Substances List
        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
        6.8
    • Core Company Environmental Performance
      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
      8.2
      • Transparency
        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
        9.1
      • Environmental Management
        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
        9.0
        • Leading Edge Practices
          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
          10
        • Governance
          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
          8.0
          • Policies
            Policies
            Indicates the strength of a company's environmental policies.
            Rating: 10 out of 10
            10
            • Environmental Policies
              10
              • Awards & Certifications
                Awards & 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
                10
              • Policies
                Policies
                Indicates the strength of a company's environmental management policies.
                GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments
                Rating: 6.0 out of 10
                6.0
          • Supply Chain
            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 & Practices
              8.0
              • Supply Chain Awards & Certifications
                Supply Chain Awards & 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
                8.0
              • Supply Chain Policy
                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
                7.0
          • Reporting
            Reporting
            Indicates the strength of a company's policies and practices relating to environmental reporting.
            Rating: 6.0 out of 10
            6.0
            • Policies & Practices, Reporting Policy
              Policies & 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
              6.0
      • Environmental Impacts
        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
        8.4
        • Emissions
          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
          8.5
          • Criteria & Hazardous Air Pollutants, Policies & Practices
            10
            • Air Pollution Awards & Certifications
              Air Pollution Awards & 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
              10
            • Air Pollution Policies & Practices, Air Pollution Policies
              Air Pollution Policies & 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
              4.0
          • Waste, Policies & Practices
            10
            • Waste Management Awards & Certifications
              Waste Management Awards & 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
              10
            • Waste Policies
              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 & Practices
            8.0
            • Water Pollution Awards & Certifications
              Water Pollution Awards & 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
              8.0
            • Water Pollution Policies
              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
            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
            6.0
        • Biodiversity
          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 & Practices
            8.0
            • Biodiversity Awards & Certifications
              Biodiversity Awards & 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
              8.0
            • Biodiversity Policy
              Biodiversity Policy
              Indicates the strength of a company's biodiversity policies.
              GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments
              Rating: 6.0 out of 10
              6.0
      • Resource Use
        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
        6.7
        • Materials
          Materials
          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to materials use.
          Rating: 8.0 out of 10
          8.0
          • Policies & Practices, Materials Policy
            Policies & 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
            8.0
        • Energy
          Energy
          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to energy use.
          Rating: 6.0 out of 10
          6.0
          • Policies & Practices, Energy Policies
            Policies & 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
          Water
          Summary evaluation of a company's policies and practices related to water use.
          Rating: 6.0 out of 10
          6.0
          • Policies & Practices, Water Policies
            Policies & Practices, Water Policies
            Indicates the strength of a company's water policies.
            GoodGuide, Environmental and Social Company Assessments
            Rating: 6.0 out of 10
            6.0

About the Brand

Brand:
Patagonia
Parent Company:
Patagonia Incorporated
Brand:
Patagonia
Parent Company:
Lost Arrow Corporation
Other Products by Patagonia:
Apparel, Children's Apparel, Jeans, and Pants, Shorts. View all 1 product

Certifications

  • B Corporation
    B Corporation

    Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps are unlike traditional businesses because they (1) meet comprehensive and transparent performance standards considering: governance, employees, consumers, the community, and environment; and (2) meet higher legal accountability standards. B Lab is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of Certified B Corporations to make it easier for all of us to tell the difference between "good companies" and just good marketing. By enabling consumers, investors, potential employees, and policy makers to support these high-impact companies we can make sure that these businesses can scale - along with their impact. www.bcorporation.net

  • Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies
    Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies

    The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and translate those words into action. WME honorees demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within their industries, putting into real business practice the Institute’s credo of “Good. Smart. Business. Profit.” Learn more at: ethisphere.com