06 Jul '11, 4pm

Responsible Business Lessons From Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard, one of the business leaders we admire

Responsible Business Lessons From Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard, one of the business leaders we admire

It exists to put into action those recommendations that all the doomsday books on the health of our home planet say we must do immediately to avoid the certain destruction of nature and collapse of our civilization. Despite near-universal consensus among scientists that we are on the brink of an environmental collapse, our society lacks the will to take action. We’re collectively paralyzed by apathy, inertia, or lack of imagination. Patagonia exists to challenge conventional wisdom and present a new style of responsible business. We believe the accepted model of capitalism that necessitates endless growth and deserves the blame for the destruction of nature must be displaced. Patagonia and its thousand employees have the means and the will to prove to the rest of the business world that doing the right thing makes for good and profitable business.

Full article: http://www.greenbusinesstimes.com/2011/07/07/responsible-...

Tweets

Tips To Avoid Business Failure

youngupstarts.com 07 Jul '11, 6am

The mantra, “go with the flow,” is not conducive for business success. Don’t wait to figure things out. Plan ahead, make c...

But Wait, There’s More! 3 SEM Lessons From Infomercials & Direct Response Media

But Wait, There’s More! 3 SEM Lessons From Info...

searchengineland.com 07 Jul '11, 3pm

The $150 billion infomercial industry uses lines such as, “but wait, there’s more” and “if operators are busy, please call...

Berkeley Grads Break into Green Business with '...

greenbiz.com 08 Jul '11, 8pm

Midway through their final semester at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez were getti...

Wow, props to Cynthia for grooming the region! ...

sgentrepreneurs.com 08 Jul '11, 7am

Dato’ Dr Jannie Chan is one of Singapore’s most successful entrepreneurs. Together with her husband, she founded watch ret...

If You’re A Business, Google Plus Doesn’t Want ...

reelseo.com 08 Jul '11, 10pm

In the meantime, it’s not like you can’t use Google Plus for business purposes. For instance, I worked for a company that ...

Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama! Here's some of his wisdom — on how to apply spiritual teachings to business:

Happy Birthday to the Dalai Lama! Here's some o...

life.gaiam.com 06 Jul '11, 9pm

crazy time in the U.S. economy , we've seen one company after another implode. It hasn't been difficult to see why so many...

GrowSmartBusiness: Small Business Access to Capital: What’s the Problem? #li

GrowSmartBusiness: Small Business Access to Cap...

networksolutions.com 07 Jul '11, 10am

The two latter initiatives were aimed at improving the amount of capital available to community banks and encouraging them...

Berkeley Grads Break into Green Business with '...

greenbiz.com 08 Jul '11, 11pm

Midway through their final semester at the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez were getti...