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Why Patagonia is Getting into Food?

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By Yvon Chouinard, founder, Patagonia 

What’s an outdoor clothing company doing selling food? A similar question was asked of me in 1968, when we were blacksmithing new tools for mountain climbing, and suddenly started selling shorts, shirts and pants. Skepticism seems to rise whenever a company refuses to “stay in its lane,” but as an entrepreneur, I see business opportunities everywhere. As a lover of the outdoors, I see a way to save our home planet and its creatures—including us—from the destructive habits we’ve invented for ourselves. 

United Nations Global Compact Launches the Ocean Stewardship 2030 Report

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New roadmap developed jointly by the private sector and UN organizations defines ten critical ambitions for ocean-related industries to deliver on the Global Goals by 2030. 

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New roadmap developed jointly by the private sector and UN organizations defines ten critical ambitions for ocean-related industries to deliver on the Global Goals by 2030. 

The Private Sector Must Take Urgent Action to Stop the Deterioration of Ocean Health, Says New Report

Ensuring a healthy, productive and well-governed ocean provides significant opportunities for business and global economic growth
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UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 4 2019 /3BL Media/ — Private companies have a vested interest in maintaining and improving the health of the ocean, according to a new report published by the United Nations Global Compact and developed in consultation with 300 representatives of business, civil society and academia. A healthy marine environment is not only necessary for many companies’ long-term operations, but it can offer significant business opportunities too.

Carnival Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to The Nature Conservancy to Advance Preserving Health of World's Oceans and Seas

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters
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MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy’s global marine protection priorities

Sustainability and the 34th America’s Cup Finals Go Together

Navigating through the complex area of sustainable event management and leaving a positive legacy.
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August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - EarthSayers, LLC in coalition with Sustainability Action Media (SAM) announces an online video and social media campaign featuring on location interviews with sustainability leaders at the 34th America’s Cup Finals, San Francisco, California, September 7 to the 21st, 2013.
 

CVS Caremark in Partnership with Ocean Conservancy Cleans Up Nearly 25,000 Pounds of Trash from Shorelines across the Country

CVS Caremark Colleagues Participate in Five Shoreline Cleanups and Collect More Than 34,000 Trash Items to Help Put Their Communities on a Path to Better Health
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark today announced its colleagues collected nearly 25,000 pounds of trash from shorelines across the country in partnership with Ocean Conservancy, a leading organization that educates and empowers citizens to take action on behalf of the ocean.

Sustaining Our Oceans for Future Economic Growth

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The oceans are some of the world’s most vital and productive natural resources, impacting our food supply, climate, biodiversity and global economy. World Oceans Day reminds us of the opportunity to bring attention to these critical issues, raise awareness and address the many challenges facing our oceans. Pollution, acidification, overfishing and runoff from agricultural production are just a few of the pressing threats we must work to overcome given the challenges they present now and for the future.

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