Patagonia - Growing the Sustainable Company: Yvon Chouinard - The Green Interview Series
Catalogue Number: PT0048
Producer: Paper Tiger
Subject: Business Studies, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Civics, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 70
Closed Captions: Yes
This episode of The Green Interview features Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia, a sporting gear and clothing company committed to environmentally responsible business practices. Despite his success, Chouinard is a trenchant critic of capitalism who has at times rejected profits and "business sense" in favor of environmentally sound choices. In this Green Interview, Chouinard discusses these views as well as how his company has engaged in yearly campaigns on various environmental issues, including speaking out against the harmful environmental and social effects of globalization.
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