Timberland

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Timberland Celebrates Earth Week with Daily Challenges for Employees
Timberland Celebrates Earth Week with Daily Challenges for Employees

5 years ago - While global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has an ongoing commitment to protect the outdoors, Earth Day season brings with it a range of initiatives to engage employees in the company’s environmental agenda. This year, beyond hosting Earth Day service events worldwide for employee volunteers, Timberland’s global headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire will launch its second annual Earth Week, April 17-21. This five day effort encourages employees to reduce their individual and collective environmental footprints.

New Timberland X Thread Collection Made with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'
New Timberland X Thread Collection Made with 'Most Responsible Fabric on the Planet'

5 years ago - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland has launched the Timberland X Thread collection in partnership with Thread, the Certified B Corporation that transforms plastic bottles from the streets and canals of Haiti into what Thread calls “the most responsible fabric on the planet.” The collection goes beyond environmental sustainability, creating social value and impact in the form of cleaner neighborhoods and meaningful new job opportunities.

VF Corp Joins Over 65 Apparel Giants Acting to Minimize Impacts on Endangered Forests
VF Corp Joins Over 65 Apparel Giants Acting to Minimize Impacts on Endangered Forests

5 years ago - Today, VF Corporation, the US' largest fashion conglomerate - parent company of lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories brands including Timberland, The North Face, Lee and Wrangler – released its first-ever Forest Derived Materials Policy, which sets formal guidelines for the company’s purchasing preferences and use of sustain

Thread's 2016 Impact Report Traces Company's Work, Down to the 'First Mile'
Thread's 2016 Impact Report Traces Company's Work, Down to the 'First Mile'

5 years ago - Pittsburgh, Pa.-based startup Thread - a Certified B Corporation on a mission to end poverty by creating dignified jobs and responsibly sourced and manufactured, high-performance fabric – has just published its fourth annual impact report.

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Social & Labor Convergence Project Surpasses 100 Signatories
Social & Labor Convergence Project Surpasses 100 Signatories

5 years ago - The Social and Labor Convergence Project (SLCP) — an initiative led by the world’s leading manufacturers, brands, retailers, industry groups, intergovernmental organizations, service providers and civil society organizations — has secured more than 100 signatories in the year since it launched. The missions of the SLCP is to develop a common assessment framework and data collection system for the apparel, footwear and textile industry, dramatically increasing industry efficiency and reducing audit-related costs.

630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy
630 Companies, Investors Tell Trump: Continue Accelerating a Low-Carbon Economy

5 years ago - More than 530 companies and 100 investors – from iconic Fortune 500 firms to small family-owned businesses – are calling on the Trump administration and the new Congress to continue to support policies to accelerate a low-carbon future that will help curb climate change.

Timberland's Victory Garden Cultivates Community Impact
Timberland's Victory Garden Cultivates Community Impact

5 years ago - Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently celebrated the close of the ninth consecutive harvest season of its Victory Garden, a plot of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers outside the company’s Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters. Each year, a dedicated group of Timberland employee volunteers manage and cultivate the 1,000 square foot area of raised garden beds. The fresh flowers and produce are then made available to employees for purchase, with proceeds going to the New Hampshire Food Bank (NHFB). Funds raised from this year’s harvest will provide close to 2,000 meals to feed local adults and children who struggle with hunger this holiday season.

Timberland Feasibility Study Makes Compelling Case for Bringing Cotton Farming Back to Haiti
Timberland Feasibility Study Makes Compelling Case for Bringing Cotton Farming Back to Haiti

5 years ago - A new feasibility study entitled Cotton: Export Market Potential for Smallholder Farmers in Haiti makes a case for reintroducing a crop that was once the country’s fourth-largest agricultural export, but which collapsed nearly 30 years ago through a combination of politics and policies.

Timberland Cuts Over Half of Emissions Since 2006
Timberland Cuts Over Half of Emissions Since 2006

5 years ago - Following the release of data compiled for its Q2 CSR report, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland shared that the company has met and exceeded its 2015 goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This achievement is a part of the company's commitment to innovate and operate in an accountable and responsible manner in terms of its products, the outdoors and communities around the world. Timberland reports the company has reduced GHG emissions by 53 percent, exceeding its target of 50 percent for 2015.

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Timberland Supports Next Generation of Sustainable Business at NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge
Timberland Supports Next Generation of Sustainable Business at NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge

5 years ago - For the past three years, Stratham, NH-based Timberland has partnered with the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to encourage and support the next generation of sustainable business through the university’s annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC). Now in its fourth year, the global outdoor lifestyle brand is working with UNH to challenge students and community members to develop innovative business solutions as part of the company’s long-standing commitment to addressing social and environmental challenges in communities across the world.

Child Labor, the Clintons, and Changing How Things Are Made
Child Labor, the Clintons, and Changing How Things Are Made

5 years ago - It was a normal Friday afternoon. Actually, it was February 5, 2016. I was about to head out to meet friends for happy hour and was scanning through the reporting materials that Richardson Antoine, Thread’s Haiti Field Manager, had just sent me.

Thread Partners with Timberland, HP to Provide Dignified Jobs, Education to Plastic Collectors In Haiti
Thread Partners with Timberland, HP to Provide Dignified Jobs, Education to Plastic Collectors In Haiti

5 years ago - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2016 Annual Meeting in New York City, Thread - the Pittsburgh-based B Corp that transforms plastic bottle waste from Haiti and Honduras into ‘the most responsible fabric on the planet’ - announced a new Commitment to Action to address the problem of undignified and child labor in global supply chains, through a targeted effort in Haiti.

RE100, EP100 Convince Even More Big Names to Invest in Cleaner, Smarter Energy
RE100, EP100 Convince Even More Big Names to Invest in Cleaner, Smarter Energy

5 years ago - During Climate Week NYC 2016 this week, several companies made bold commitments through The Climate Group’s two leading corporate energy campaigns: RE100, which is focused on transitioning to 100 percent renewable power, and EP100, a new initiative focused on doubling energy productivity.

Timberland Unveils Restoration Project in First City of its Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment
Timberland Unveils Restoration Project in First City of its Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment

5 years ago - Stratham, NH based outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland, opens its first completed project in its five-year commitment to create and restore urban green spaces starting with New York City. In partnership with local nonprofit GrowNYC, Timberland and volunteers transformed a vacant lot in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of South Bronx, New York into a vibrant community garden. The restoration project came full circle with a service event that kicks off Timberland’s busy fall season of service, and also commemorates 9/11; something Timberland has done each year since September 11, 2001 when employees volunteered at a Bronx elementary school as tragedy struck.

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Timberland Launch "Buy One. Plant One." Initiative
Timberland Launch "Buy One. Plant One." Initiative

5 years ago - At Timberland we love trees and we have a vision of a world where children are more connected to nature. And what a better time to plant a tree than when school starts again, after a nice summer break? From August 15th to September 15th Timberland, in partnership with Pur Projet, will plant a tree for every pair of kids shoes sold, and the geo-localization tool will allow every child to locate on a map where his tree will be planted. All trees will be planted in Transylvania, where landscapes have been marked by extensive agriculture and original forests have long been cleared.

Timberland Welcomes African Entrepreneurs as a part of Mandela Washington Fellowship
Timberland Welcomes African Entrepreneurs as a part of Mandela Washington Fellowship

6 years ago - Last week, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland hosted 25 of Africa’s most talented, emerging leaders at its Stratham, NH headquarters to share the company’s values-driven approach to business. Each of the entrepreneurs is a recipient of the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training and networking. Through this program, some of the brightest entrepreneurs from various countries across sub-Saharan Africa were invited to explore innovative ideas from various business leaders at Timberland.

Timberland Recognized for Global Tree-Planting Milestones
Timberland Recognized for Global Tree-Planting Milestones

6 years ago - As an outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has a legacy of protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting the communities in which it operates. Tree planting plays an important role in this commitment. Since 2001, Timberland has planted 8.7 million trees around the world, empowering thousands of smallholder farmers in the process.

Timberland to Restore and Create Green Spaces in 5 Cities Over Next 5 Years
Timberland to Restore and Create Green Spaces in 5 Cities Over Next 5 Years

6 years ago - This week, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland announced a goal to double its footprint in five U.S. cities by 2020 in an unexpected, unique way. Each year for the next five years, the brand will match its retail floor space with the creation or restoration of an equivalent amount of green space in a different city with a Timberland store, beginning with New York City. The next four cities will be revealed later this year, with projects ranging from walking trails to community gardens to city parks.

Clif Bar, Kohler, Pixar, Timberland Share the 'Secret Sauce' of Employee Engagement
Clif Bar, Kohler, Pixar, Timberland Share the 'Secret Sauce' of Employee Engagement

6 years ago - “If you want to get people engaged, inspire them - don’t require them ... The most lasting changes people make are the ones they make themselves.” — Daniel Alvarez, Pixar Animation Studios Research increasingly shows that purpose-driven employees are more productive and more deeply engaged, as well as more satisfied at work.

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Timberland Shares What ‘Activating Purpose’ Means to its Brand at 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference
Timberland Shares What ‘Activating Purpose’ Means to its Brand at 2016 Sustainable Brands Conference

6 years ago - Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland joined thought leaders, brand innovators, designers and business leaders from around the globe to explore how brands are Activating Purpose to scale impact, at Sustainable Brands San Diego.

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