Yvon Chouinard

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Name: Yvon Chouinard
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Patagonia & Kina‘ole Invest $27 Million In Solar For Hawai‘i

Investment will make clean, affordable solar power available to more Hawai‘i residents, who currently pay 3X average U.S. price for power from coal and oilVENTURA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2014) – Patagonia today announced a $13 million tax equity investment ... [Published Hawaii News Now - Metro Oahu - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a Benefit Corporation.

The B Corp movement was created to address a variety of challenges many entrepreneurs face including raising capital, growing and selling a business without diluting the company’s original social and environmental values.Fortunately, through the leadership ... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

40 Famous Work Ethic Quotes

"Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking, but also our feeling." ― Valdemar W. SetzerWork ethic is the belief that hard work breeds self-satisfaction and that performing one's duties ... [Published Buzzle.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Doing good, making bank

In the bright blue waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, Jeff Cresswell, brand steward and co-owner of Klean Kanteen, had the chance to take what he knew about single-use plastics — which had motivated the creation of the Klean Kanteen — off the pages of ... [Published SNEWS - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mon 10/6: Valley Uprising

Hosted by Mesa Rim at Green Flash Brewing Company, join us for this official screening on the Reel Rock Film Tour.Valley Uprising is a documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots ... [Published San Diego Reader - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bottles Us Announces Partnership With 1% For The Planet

) Newark, New Jersey -- Bottles Us is a company that offers beautiful Glass Water Bottles and more value for their customers, the US economy,and the environment. Their main goal is to help customers stay hydrated in a healthy and practical way. Another ... [Published WGNT - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

New Collection - Truth to Materials

Story by Ryan StuartWe're already big fans of Patagonia's commitment to the environment. The California-based company has long led the move to more sustainable clothing manufacturing and sourcing pracitices. Company founder Yvon Chouinard was a major ... [Published Get Out There Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mon 9/29: Valley Uprising

Hosted by Mesa Rim at Green Flash Brewing Company, join us for this official screening on the Reel Rock Film Tour.Valley Uprising is a documentary from Sender Films about the epic history of climbing in Yosemite National Park and the counterculture roots ... [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Neuromarketing--You're Doing It Wrong. Look For Human Insights, Not Magic Tactics

The rush to commercialize neuroscience reminds me of the story of Sam Brannan , the pioneer who started the California Gold Rush in 1849. Brannan became the Golden State’s first millionaire, not by striking gold but by selling the tools. He bought up ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Patagonia Is Closing Its New York City Stores For The People's Climate March

Outdoor retailer Patagonia will be shutting down its four New York City stores this Sunday to encourage employees to participate in the People's Climate March ahead of the United Nations' climate summit next week, the company announced today.Patagonia ... [Published Fast Company - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

DamNation Documents the National Debate Over Dam Removals and River Restoration

By © Ben KnightConditDam on Washington’s White Salmon River.Photographer and documentary filmmaker Ben Knight knew very little about dams in the United States before Patagonia, Inc., founder Yvon Chouinard approached him to create a film about them. Knight ... [Published Photo District News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

B Corp's Best Places To Work For A Paycheck With A Higher Purpose

As Millennial tastes in work environments change, with more emphasis on social impact and doing “good,” not just taking home a hefty paycheck, companies are being challenged to reform the workplace. B Corp, which debuted in 2010, alters the legal construction ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]

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"patagonia is trying to build a company that could last one hundred years. benefit corporation legislation creates the legal framework to enable mission-driven companies like patagonia to stay mission-driven through succession, capital raises, and even changes in ownership, by institutionalizing the values, culture, processes, and high standards put inin place by founding entrepreneurs" says Yvon Chouinard

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Patagonia & Kina‘ole Invest $27 Million In Sola... [Published Hawaii News Now - Metro Oahu - Oct 21 2014]
Want to Protect Your Social Mission? Become a B... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Oct 17 2014]
40 Famous Work Ethic Quotes [Published Buzzle.com - Oct 13 2014]
Doing good, making bank [Published SNEWS - Oct 08 2014]
Bottles Us Announces Partnership With 1% For Th... [Published WGNT - Oct 06 2014]
Mon 10/6: Valley Uprising [Published San Diego Reader - Oct 06 2014]
New Collection - Truth to Materials [Published Get Out There Magazine - Oct 03 2014]
15Five snags a $2.2M seed extension to make man... [Published PandoDaily - Oct 02 2014]
Mon 9/29: Valley Uprising [Published San Diego Reader - Sep 29 2014]
Who would you pick for a fantasy green team? We... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 26 2014]
Neuromarketing--You're Doing It Wrong. Look For... [Published Fast Company - Sep 23 2014]
Cheyne Lempe and Ethan Pringle Climb New Route ... [Published Rock and Ice Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Climbing Legend Reinhold Messner: "Like Kinderg... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 19 2014]
Patagonia Is Closing Its New York City Stores F... [Published Fast Company - Sep 18 2014]
DamNation Documents the National Debate Over Da... [Published Photo District News - Sep 16 2014]
B Corp's Best Places To Work For A Paycheck Wit... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
B Corp's Best Places to Work for a Paycheck wit... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 16 2014]
Millennial Activists Driving America’s Revenue ... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 15 2014]
1% for the Planet & Jack Johnson Team Up to Giv... [Published PRWeb - May 22 2014]
Eco-Friendly Eats: Leading Food Companies Partn... [Published PRWeb - May 08 2014]
How Patagonia went from turmoil to wildly succe... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - May 05 2014]
1% for the Planet Transitioning to Second Gener... [Published PRWeb - Apr 17 2014]
1% for the Planet Hosts Connect the Dots Confer... [Published PRWeb - Feb 20 2014]
Rose Marcario Named President And CEO Of Patago... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 23 2014]
Yosemite Tour Company with Global Intentions Pl... [Published PRWeb - Jan 21 2014]
1% for the Planet Loves Blue at Winter OR Show [Published PRWeb - Jan 20 2014]
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Who would you pick for a fantasy green team? We... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Sep 26 2014]
The NFL season is off to a rough start. Domestic violence scandals . A high-profile  child abuse charge .  Underpaid cheerleaders . More bad news about severe brain damage . Yikes. And yet we as a football-crazed culture still can’t look away . ...
How Patagonia went from turmoil to wildly succe... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - May 05 2014]
A legendary climber, surfer, entrepreneur and environmentalist, the story of Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, starts with the design, manufacturing, and distribution of rock-climbing equipment in the late 1950s. By 1964, he produced his first mail ...
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Rose Marcario Named President And CEO Of Patago... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 23 2014]
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