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Patagonia

How ethical and sustainable is Patagonia? The summary ethical rating for Patagonia is shown here. You will also find the average score for the whole product category too – so you can see how ethical and sustainable Patagonia is in comparison to other brands. These ethical scores are long-trusted because they are based on a very wide analysis of the brand’s ethical performance, across multiple ethical criteria, including sustainability, animal welfare and human issues.  You will see the full breakdown of the Patagonia ethical results on this page also.

Ethical performance in category

0

GSG score

68
70

GSG category benchmark

100

Ethical Rating

Environment

  • Environmental Report

    Acceptable

  • Organic

    Good

  • Nuclear Power

    Good

  • Better Cotton Initiative

    Poor

Animal

  • Animal Welfare

    Acceptable

People

  • Armaments

    Good

  • Code of Conduct

    Good

  • Political Donations

    Poor

  • Ethical Trading Schemes

    Good

  • Human Rights

    Acceptable

Other

  • Ethical Accreditation

    Acceptable

  • Other Criticisms

    Good

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