Patagonia CEO On Balancing Profits, Corporate Responsibility
The outdoor clothing manufacturer Patagonia is known for its approach to environmental and social responsibility. The Ventura, California-based company actually encourages its customers to repair Patagonia items instead of buying new ones.
But four years ago, internal audits found some of its suppliers in Taiwan were engaged in human trafficking and forced labor of workers. Where is Patagonia now on sweatshop labor and corporate responsibility? Here & Now’s Indira Lakshmanan asks CEO Rose Marcario.
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