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Timberland Earthkeepers Spotlight: Joyce Chan

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At Timberland we are all Earthkeepers, and we live each day with our purpose in mind, to step outside, work together and make it better. We believe it’s necessary to appreciate those who have been going above and beyond to make our products better, our cities greener or our communities stronger. Joyce Chan is someone that lives as an Earthkeeper in her personal and professional life every day. Joyce is our Regional Merchandising Manager in Hong Kong.

Tips to Celebrate a Greener Valentine's Day

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Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes National Leaders and Community Organizations with Awards at 2019 National Conference

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh Welcomes Keep America Beautiful to Conference Host City, Baltimore
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STAMFORD, Conn., February 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – More than 80 individuals, including community leaders from national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful’s community-based affiliate network and other partner organizations, are being recognized today at Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Ceremony, which is taking place during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 6-8.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 14 - Daniel Horgan, MENTOR

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As National Mentoring Month (January) comes to a close, we are excited to share the incredible cross-sector career of Daniel Horgan, Senior Director, Corporate Engagement at MENTOR, where he is responsible for building and managing corporate partnerships that help close the youth mentoring gap in America while meeting business goals.

Timberland's Unwavering Commitment To Environmental And Social Responsibility

by Joseph DeAcetis
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Timberland is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of premium footwear, apparel and accessories for the urban outdoor lifestyle. It is part of VF Corporation. Best known for its original yellow boot introduced in 1973, Timberland today outfits consumers from toe-to-head (pun intended), with versatile collections that reflect the brand’s rich heritage of utility, craftsmanship and style.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Commitment to Connect 10 Million Children to the Benefits of Gardens and Greenspaces by 2023

Gro More Good initiative will improve children’s health and well-being through increased connections to gardening, fresh food, and time spent outdoors
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.

Sysco's 2025 Goals for Its People

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Big impacts require big commitments. That’s why Sysco is making a significant investment in communities – with a special emphasis on hunger. We’re also doing more to expand opportunity for our associates and our suppliers, and increasing the availability of healthy products that reach the tables of millions of diners each day.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

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People Are at the Heart of Sysco's Belief in a Better Tomorrow

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People are the essential ingredient of our success. Fostering opportunity for our customers, associates, and suppliers, keeping our associates safe and healthy, and supporting the well-being of children, families, and the communities we call home, lie at the heart of our belief in what a better tomorrow can be.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.

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Making a Difference Globally and Locally: How We Give Back

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Volunteer work has always been a part of Joanna Wolfe’s life. A lead process improvement consultant for MetLife, Wolfe spent her childhood and teenage years working in urban gardens and advocating for social justice causes. So serving as the Habitat for Humanity volunteer coordinator for our Cary, North Carolina office was a natural fit.

“There are a lot of successes that go along with homeownership,” Wolfe says. “This work gets at the issues I care about regarding fair housing, and the challenges people face when they don’t have a home.”

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

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