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Vincent Stanley

Director of Philosophy at Patagonia
Resident Fellow at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
Vincent Stanley

Vincent Stanley, author (with Yvon Chouinard) of The Future of the Responsible Company, has been with Patagonia on and off since its beginning in 1973, for many of those years in key roles as head of sales or marketing. More informally, he is Patagonia’s long-time chief storyteller.

Vincent helped develop Our Footprint, the company’s interactive website that outlines the social and environmental impact of its products; Worn Wear; and Patagonia Books.

He currently serves as company philosopher and is a resident fellow at the Yale Center for Business and Environment. He is also a poet whose work has appeared in Best American Poetry. He and his wife, the writer Nora Gallagher, live in Santa Barbara and on the Maine coast.

As a Resident Fellow, Vincent is available to members of the Yale community for office hours or one-on-one coaching sessions and feedback on your venture or idea.

To schedule a meeting with Vincent, click here or use the calendar icon at top right.

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