Did you hear?... Patagonia commits 1% of sales to preservation and restoration

In related news, Patagonia annually commits 1 percent of net sales or 10 percent of pre-tax profits, whichever is greater, to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment.
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In related news, Patagonia annually commits 1 percent of net sales or 10 percent of pre-tax profits, whichever is greater, to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment. On sales of $223 million last year, Patagonia reports that it contributed more than $2.4 million toward various environmental initiatives.

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