BSR Conference 2013

The Power of Networks

November 5-8 / San Francisco

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Rick Ridgeway

Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Patagonia

Session Speaker

Rick Ridgeway

Rick Ridgeway implements the company’s mission statement “to make products with no unnecessary harm and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.” On his watch, the company has implemented vanguard environmental and sustainability initiatives, including Freedom to Roam, Common Threads, and the Footprint Chronicles, and he also cofounded the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. In addition to his business accomplishments, Ridgeway is recognized as one of the world’s foremost mountaineers and adventurers, making the first American ascent of K2, considered the hardest mountain in the world to climb. He has produced and directed several documentary films and written dozens of magazine articles and six books. National Geographic recently honored him with its Lifetime Achievement in Adventure Award.


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