Timberland

At the heart of the Timberland brand is the core belief that business can and should be a force for positive change, and that a greener future is a better future. We work hard to make our products responsibly, protect the outdoors, and serve our communities around the globe.

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Timberland

At Timberland, we know business can be about both commerce and justice. That's why we're committed to reducing our environmental impact and enhancing our communities—and why we expect to turn a healthy profit at the same time. We know our consumers care about environmental and social justice, and they want to buy from a brand that feels the same way. But that's not the only reason we believe it's good business. After all, without the outdoors and healthy communities, our consumers would have nowhere to use our products.

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Enhance Detroit’s Green Space, and Your Wellbeing, at the Same Time
Enhance Detroit’s Green Space, and Your Wellbeing, at the Same Time

3 days ago - Timberland is inviting the community and attendees of SB’19 Detroit to pull on their boots and get their hands dirty on Monday, June 3, as we work to enhance the Lincoln Street Art Park, an outdoor community learning space created by local nonprofit Green Living Science.

Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit
Energy Building for Sustainable Brands '19 Detroit

1 week ago - Sustainable Brands reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming global flagship conference: SB’19 Detroit. Danone, Allbirds, EILEEN FISHER, PepsiCo and others to collaborate June 3-6

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

2 weeks ago - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

6 Tactics for Optimizing Corporate Communications on Climate Action
6 Tactics for Optimizing Corporate Communications on Climate Action

3 weeks ago - Communications on climate action needs to be grounded in strategic, results-based initiatives — always. These six approaches will help ensure that your communications are impactful in reinforcing your company’s sustainability strategy.

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Timberland Makes New Commitment to Green 500,000 Square Feet of Urban Space in Us Cities Over Next Five Years
Timberland Makes New Commitment to Green 500,000 Square Feet of Urban Space in Us Cities Over Next Five Years

6 months ago - Known worldwide for its outdoor heritage and environmental responsibility, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protect and restore the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces people explore every day. In 2016, Timberland made a public commitment to create or restore green spaces in five U.S. cities over five years, equivalent to or greater than the brand’s retail footprint in those cities. With the completion of three urban greening events this fall, Timberland has met its commitment two years ahead of schedule – greening a total of 130,000 square feet of space, far beyond its retail footprint in those cities.

140 US Companies Band Together to Rally More People to the Polls
140 US Companies Band Together to Rally More People to the Polls

7 months ago - Companies across the US have banded together to support the Time to Vote campaign, a nonpartisan effort led by CEOs aimed at increasing voter participation.

One Size Does Not Fit All: Brands Creating Bespoke ‘Purpose’ Strategies
One Size Does Not Fit All: Brands Creating Bespoke ‘Purpose’ Strategies

11 months ago - At SB’18 Vancouver, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into how brands are finding unique ways to embed social and environmental purpose into all touchpoints. Brands taking a stand! By Lorraine Schuchart

BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life
BASF, IKEA, P&G Among Companies Showcasing How Brands Are Redesigning the Good Life

11 months ago - Today, the Sustainable Brands® team has convened, along with 2,000 members of its global community, for the kick-off of SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 300 influential brand leaders and practitioners of environmental and social innovation will share new tools and frameworks, cutting-edge business solutions and case studies related to design and innovation for The Good Life.

Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Reveals Final Program Details for SB’18 Vancouver

11 months ago - BASF, P&G, Danone, Starbucks, and Salesforce.org among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life

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Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors
Timberland Wardrobe Values Survey Uncovers Consumer Eco-Fashion Behaviors

1 year ago - In a world motivated by social cred and “likes,” it comes as no surprise that U.S. consumers on average spend roughly $250 a month on clothes, shoes and accessories. But what you might not expect is that men not only outspend women when it comes to their closet (spending an average of $310.50 per month on their wardrobe, compared to $187.20 for women), they are also 52 percent more likely than women to say they care a lot about eco-conscious fashion. Just in time for Earth Day, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland shines a spotlight on what consumers value most when it comes to “going green” with their wardrobe.

Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity
Trending: New Technologies, Recycling Schemes, Materials Edge Fashion Industry Closer to Circularity

1 year ago - The New Textiles Economy continues to bloom as key players in the apparel and textile industries take action to shift towards a more sustainable model.

Timberland Unveils New Spring 18 Footwear Collection Made with Recycled Fabric
Timberland Unveils New Spring 18 Footwear Collection Made with Recycled Fabric

1 year ago - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland releases three new Timberland X Thread men’s footwear styles for spring, made with Thread’s recycled Ground to Good™ fabric. The collection marks the brand’s second collaboration with Thread, a Certified B Corporation that transforms plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti and Honduras into one of the most responsible fabrics on the planet.

Trending: Shifting Attitudes Towards Sustainability Shaping More Than Just Supply Chains
Trending: Shifting Attitudes Towards Sustainability Shaping More Than Just Supply Chains

1 year ago - Growing consumer demand for apparel and consumer products made in socially and environmentally responsible ways continues to drive companies away from a business-as-usual model. But corporate behavior isn’t the only thing being influenced by shifting consumer attitudes — the concept of the ideal partner is also being shaped by sustainability.

Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day
Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day

1 year ago - It’s well-known that practicing green behaviors is good for the environment, but new survey findings from Timberland reveal that it could also spark romance. With a longstanding love for the environment, the outdoor lifestyle brand today released its 2018 Eco-Love Survey results, revealing four-in-five Americans find it attractive when someone practices eco-conscious behaviors. This Valentine’s Day, put down the phone, pull on your boots and head outdoors (or hop in a ride share) – it just may increase your chances of finding your bae.

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Outdoor Industry Film Series to Highlight Business Imperative for Embracing Purpose
Outdoor Industry Film Series to Highlight Business Imperative for Embracing Purpose

1 year ago - The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), whose members include REI, Iron Mountain, Patagonia, The North Face and Timberland, is producing a new film series that shares the stories of outdo

VF Corporation Joins the International Fur Free Retailer Program
VF Corporation Joins the International Fur Free Retailer Program

1 year ago - VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has joined the Fur Free Retailer program by partnering with the Fur Free Alliance, an international coalition of 43 animal protection organizations. As a Fur Free Retailer, VF is reinforcing its commitment to fur free products and communicating its no fur policy, which covers its more than 20 brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler®, Lee® and Napapijri®. VF released its first-ever Animal Derived Materials Policy earlier this year and announced that its brands would no longer use fur, angora or exotic leather.

Third Year of REI's #OptOutside Movement Gives the Power to the People
Third Year of REI's #OptOutside Movement Gives the Power to the People

1 year ago - With the launch of its #OptOutside campaign in 2015, REI set a new precedent in retail, shuttering its stores on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, giving its employees a paid day off and – on a day that has come to represent consumerism at its most extreme – encouraging staff and consumers alike to forgo the shopping frenzy in favor of the great outdoors. The move epitomized the company’s ethos and kickstarted a movement to drive positive behavior change and impacts.

Member Spotlight: Atlanta McIlwraith from Timberland on how she supports innovative approaches to natural restoration around the world and in her own hometown
Member Spotlight: Atlanta McIlwraith from Timberland on how she supports innovative approaches to natural restoration around the world and in her own hometown

1 year ago - We recently sat down with Atlanta McIlwraith (@timberland_ATL), Senior Manager of Community Engagement at Timberland, to learn about the exciting work Timberland is doing to re-introduce organic crops and support communities with urban greening projects. In addition to supporting sustainable agroforestry models around the world, read on to learn about Atlanta’s personal work with organic agriculture, including her Christmas tree lot and nonprofit farm.

Timberland Creates New Corporate Hiring Initiative to Recruit National Service Alumni
Timberland Creates New Corporate Hiring Initiative to Recruit National Service Alumni

1 year ago - Today, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announced a new commitment to further the brand’s longstanding history and dedication to service. Starting in October, any verified alumni of AmeriCorps or Peace Corps who apply for corporate job opportunities at Timberland will be guaranteed consideration. The brand will also actively recruit national service alumni for open positions.

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Timberland Takes Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment to Philadelphia
Timberland Takes Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment to Philadelphia

1 year ago - Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announces the completion of its second annual urban greening commitment to create and restore outdoor spaces in the U.S. with a transformative community service event in Philadelphia last week. In partnership with the Center City District and the Center City District Foundation, Timberland and its partners helped restore a portion of abandoned tracks from the Reading Railroad, which will ultimately become a new public green space for the city known as the Rail Park.

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