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We aim to use the resources we have—our voice, our business and our community—to do something about our climate crisis.

We’re Part of a Movement
for Change

From supporting youth fighting against oil drilling to suing the president, we take action on the most pressing environmental issues facing our world.Get Involved

Featured Activism Stories

What Would You Do Without Winter?

Your winter. Your choice. Powder days are worth protecting. Connect with local groups and fight the climate crisis from your own backyard.

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Fish hatcheries and fish farms pose an existential threat to wild salmon. This story looks at people, rivers and the fight for the future of wild fish.

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Voices for the Ocean

The climate crisis affects us all, and we can all speak out for change. For some of us, the ocean is where we find our voice.

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We’re Taxing
Ourselves

Patagonia’s self-imposed Earth tax, 1% for the Planet, provides support to environmental nonprofits working to defend our air, land and water around the globe.

1% for the Planet

Patagonia’s self-imposed Earth tax, 1% for the Planet, provides support to environmental nonprofits working to defend our air, land and water around the globe.

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Who We Support

This past year, we funded 1,020 groups working on issues from biodiversity loss to climate action.

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We’re Linking Sports
with Activism

As Patagonia employees, our Global Sport Activists® are using their roles in the sport community to drive positive social and environmental change.

Clare Gallagher

Trail Running Ambassador, Climate Activist, Public Lands Advocate

Global Sport Activist
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Ramón Navarro

Surfer, Father, Activist

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Belinda Baggs

Surfer, Mother, Activist

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Tommy Caldwell

Big-Wall Addict, Family Man, Environmentalist

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Dave Rastovich

Surfer, Activist, Conservationist

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Greg Long

Surfer, Activist, Teacher

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Ian Walsh

Mentor, Activist, Big Wave Surfer

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Connect with Environmental Groups

We’re connecting individuals with Patagonia grantees, to take action on the most pressing issues facing the world today. Patagonia Action Works helps you discover events, petitions and skilled volunteering opportunities in your backyard and donate money to local causes.Act Now

Explore Activism Stories

Discover the most pressing stories from environmental protectors across the world. Get Inspired

District 15
Justice for the most polluted neighborhood in Los Angeles.
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I Found My Calling through Patagonia Action Works
 She was searching for a role with a nonprofit that takes a nontraditional approach to nature conservation. She found it in her inbox.
 She was searching for a role with a nonprofit that takes a nontraditional approach to nature conservation. She found it in her inbox.
Katarina Mulec
6 min Read
On Injustice
Mustafa Santiago Ali talks with Naomi Hollard of Sunrise Movement about the power of cross-class and multiracial movements and the mandate for environmental justice.
Mustafa Santiago Ali talks with Naomi Hollard of Sunrise Movement about the power of cross-class and multiracial movements and the mandate for environmental justice.
Naomi Hollard
8 min Read
Ryland Bell’s Chilkat Hideaway
Predawn on April 4, 2019. There’s hardly any snow in the mountains. Worst year in recent history, the locals are saying. We’re loading boxes of food onto the ferry, preparing to board the Alaska Marine Highway from Juneau to Haines. “It’s southeast Alaska, you never know,” Ryland Bell says. “It might rain for 90 days…
Predawn on April 4, 2019. There’s hardly any snow in the mountains. Worst year in recent history, the locals are saying. We’re loading boxes of food onto the ferry, preparing to board the Alaska Marine Highway from Juneau to Haines. “It’s southeast Alaska, you never know,” Ryland Bell says. “It might rain for 90 days…
Colin Wiseman
10 min Read
Why the Clean Water Act Means So Much
My family arrived in Ohio from Jamaica in the mid-1970s, during a time of environmental turmoil. The previous decade had brought to light significant issues around the treatment of land and water in the United States. The Cuyahoga River, which flows into Lake Erie, caught fire in 1969 due to excessive oil coating its surface.…
My family arrived in Ohio from Jamaica in the mid-1970s, during a time of environmental turmoil. The previous decade had brought to light significant issues around the treatment of land and water in the United States. The Cuyahoga River, which flows into Lake Erie, caught fire in 1969 due to excessive oil coating its surface.…
Prince Shakur
7 min Read
Out with the Old: Thinking about Newness
“To change someone’s behavior, there must be rewards,” says Lizzy Plotkin. Her voice is earthy, grounded, easy and full of conviction. Horns honk, people talk, buses drive and a city thrives in the background, but she doesn’t sound like part of the chaos; she is instead superimposed into the scene. We’ve never met in person,…
“To change someone’s behavior, there must be rewards,” says Lizzy Plotkin. Her voice is earthy, grounded, easy and full of conviction. Horns honk, people talk, buses drive and a city thrives in the background, but she doesn’t sound like part of the chaos; she is instead superimposed into the scene. We’ve never met in person,…
Molly Baker
7 min Read
A Most Endangered Law
A round of applause and a hurrah of thanks for President Donald Trump: he’s finally bringing the Endangered Species Act (ESA) the attention it deserves! Last fall, the president announced a number of administrative “rule changes” to the ESA, changes that may sound trivial, but which attack the intent and letter of the law. Trump,…
A round of applause and a hurrah of thanks for President Donald Trump: he’s finally bringing the Endangered Species Act (ESA) the attention it deserves! Last fall, the president announced a number of administrative “rule changes” to the ESA, changes that may sound trivial, but which attack the intent and letter of the law. Trump,…
Christopher Ketcham
7 min Read
Celebrate Bears Ears
Three years ago, on December 28, 2016, President Obama used his executive power under the Antiquities Act to establish the 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument. This was the first time that tribal sovereign nations allied to petition the president for a national monument designation. The Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Ute Mountain Ute…
Three years ago, on December 28, 2016, President Obama used his executive power under the Antiquities Act to establish the 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument. This was the first time that tribal sovereign nations allied to petition the president for a national monument designation. The Hopi Tribe, the Navajo Nation, the Ute Mountain Ute…
Cassaundra Pino
8 min Read
  • Are You a Grassroots Environmental Group?

    We give grants to organizations that identify the root causes of problems and approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Patagonia supports only environmental work. Learn about our application process and what type of support we offer our grantees.

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