In this episode, Brendan interviewed the incredible Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy at Patagonia, Inc and they discussed why you need to create a sustainable business…Patagonia’s Story.
Vincent is a Co-founder of ‘Our Footprint’, in-house philosopher, and co-author alongside Yvon Chouinard of ‘The Responsible Company’ series, Vincent’s influence has spanned five decades. He’s not just a thought leader; he’s a resident fellow at Yale’s Centre for Business and Environment, embodying sustainable business practices. With a rich history at Patagonia, including executive roles and the development of impactful initiatives like the Footprint Chronicles, Common Threads Partnership, and Patagonia Books, Vincent currently serves as the company’s Director of Patagonia Philosophy. Beyond business, he’s a poet whose work has graced ‘Best American Poetry,’ adding a creative touch to his multifaceted journey.
In this episode, Brendan and Vincent discuss:
- Why people are excited by fearless businesses with a purpose
- Why you need a great product that minimises environmental impact
- Why purpose and grit will help you save the planet
- Why you need to be authentic to succeed in business
- And so much more…
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