Receiving a honorary degree during commencement at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Yvon Chouinard (1938) is a rock climber, environmentalist and outdoor industry businessman. His company, Patagonia, is known for its environmental focus.
Chouinard is also a surfer, kayaker, falconer and fly fisherman. He has written about climbing issues and ethics and on mixing environmentalism and sound business practices.