Patagonia has been honored yet again by Working Mother

Patagonia has been listed for the 13th year on Working Mother magazine’s annual compilation of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers."

Patagonia has been listed for the 13th year on Working Mother magazine’s annual compilation of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers." The complete list appears in the October issue of Working Mother and at Patagonia was also included in a CNBC special spotlighting some of the best of "100 Best." With the release of its 17th annual list, the magazine laid out three basic trends among the applicants this year: no rollback of work/life benefits during the recent recession, a post-9/11 increased emphasis on flexible scheduling, and augmented use of family leave by employees.


Did you hear?... Patagonia recognized for the 12th time by Working Mother magazine

Patagonia has been recognized as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" for the twelfth time by Working Mother magazine. The award judges companies in the following categories: Workforce numbers including percentage who are women, child care availability, work more

Patagonia Named a Working Mother 100 Best by Working Mother Magazine

Ventura, CA (September 25, 2006)—Working Mother magazine today announced that Patagonia is a 2006 Working Mother 100 Best Company. Patagonia placed 7th on the list of 100 companies this year, bringing the company to a total of 16 rankings on the prestigious list. For 21 years more

Did you hear?... Patagonia acknowledged as one of the 10 best companies for women to work

No surprise here. Patagonia has received acknowledgement from Health magazine as one of the 10 best companies for women to work. In its July/August issue, the Time Inc.-owned magazine honors companies that excel at helping women win what editors call "the work-life challenge." more

Galbraith leaving Patagonia sparks questions -- SNEWS® has answers

News of Mark Galbraith, along with several others in management positions, leaving Patagonia started a chain of emails and phone calls to SNEWS® Central wondering what was going down. Could things be that bad at Patagonia? Was a shake-up in the works? Where was Galbraith going? more


Patagonia restructures under new holding company, ‘Patagonia Works’

Patagonia has announced a reorganization, and is operating under a new holding company called Patagonia Works. A key goal of the restructuring is to broaden the company's environmental mission, according to Patagonia Works CEO Rose Marcario, who previously served as COO and CFO more

Sheahan takes Patagonia helm following Crooke resignation

Casey Sheahan has been named as Patagonia's interim CEO following the Friday, Sept. 30 resignation of Michael Crooke, CEO of the company since late 1999. Crooke's resignation is effective Nov. 1. Crooke told SNEWS® that he will continue as a member of the Lost Arrow board and more

Patagonia apologizes to industry, Potter apologizes for climb

One month following the Dean Potter climb of Delicate Arch, a climb that put Potter and one of his sponsors, Patagonia, squarely in a spotlight of negative energy and attention, an apology has been issued -- from both Potter and Patagonia. The statement that was sent to SNEWS® more

Did you hear?... Organizational shift in management at Patagonia

There has been an organizational shift in management at Patagonia. Eve Jursch, former vice president of supply chain for the company is cutting back her hours at Patagonia to be able to spend more time on her organic farm in Northern California. She'll continue to work with Mike more

Patagonia exits paddlesports business

Patagonia is out of the paddlesports business effective immediately. Retailers who recently received closeout lists of Lotus and other Patagonia paddlesports gear are rapidly picking the meat off the bones, SNEWS® was told. It marks the end of a paddlesports business that was more