We the Power Campaign Aims to Restore Power to the People

Patagonia launched the We the Power website and documentary to spotlight the growing community energy movement across Europe. Community energy is a system of energy production in which groups of citizens produce their own renewable power and share the economic benefits among the local community. The campaign aims to demonstrate the advantages to people and planet that this clean energy transformation could bring.  One million European citizens are currently involved in the movement, either as members, investors or customers of energy communities. By 2050, this number could increase to 260 million citizens and community energy could generate up to 45 per cent of Europe’s electricity – providing local jobs, reduced energy bills, a healthier…

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Patagonia Releases ‘Vjosa Forever,’ a Short Film Aimed at Protecting the Future of Europe’s Largest Wild River

The Vjosa, Europe’s largest wild river outside of Russia, faces its greatest danger yet, due to political uncertainty and opportunistic greed. Ahead of upcoming Albanian parliamentary elections, citizens, activists and conservationists are demanding political support for the establishment of Europe’s first wild river national park, thus protecting it forever. As part of this action, we see the launch of Vjosa Forever, a new documentary short film asking people everywhere to join the fight to preserve the future of the Vjosa. For more than 10 years, local activists, international groups, scientists and…

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Patagonia Strengthens Commitment To Saving Our Home Planet With The Hire Of Beth Thoren As Environmental Action & Initiatives Director

Patagonia was created to explore wild places, and today, in the face of an impending climate crisis, the company’s mission statement: ‘We’re in business to save our home planet’ has never been more critical.  Today, Patagonia strengthens this mission with the hire of Beth Thoren to the position of Environmental Action & Initiatives Director, EMEA. In this role, she will help Patagonia to address the most pressing issues of our time, including the commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2025, across the business and supply chain, and supporting over 1,000 grassroots environmental…

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Patagonia’s Commitment to Making Democracy More Accessible

Voting, our most basic and fundamental right as a democracy, is under threat, so Patagonia is doing its part to help ensure we have safe, free and fair elections this November. As we stand with the millions of Americans who want to elect climate leaders and see wild places protected for future generations, Patagonia will work with our partners across the country to help people exercise their right to choose their future and make a plan to vote. Patagonia will close its doors on Election Day, like we did in…

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Patagonia Strengthens Commitment to Planet, Hires Avi Garbow, EPA’s Longest-Serving General Counsel, as Patagonia Environmental Advocate

Patagonia was created to explore wild places, and we are still in business today because we fight to protect them. Since our founding more than 40 years ago, we have worked to protect and preserve the natural world—from our ongoing efforts to reduce our company’s environmental footprint to supporting hundreds of environmental nonprofits around the world. We use our brand to address the most pressing issues of our time, and every employee hired is committed to our mission of saving our home planet. Today, we are pleased to extend our…

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