This fall, there will be three more classrooms at the Cienfuegos Daycare Center, thanks to outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland and its parent company, VF Corporation. The daycare center, located in one of the poorest areas in the Dominican Republic, cares for many of the children of employees at both the Recreation Footwear Company (RFC), Timberland’s owned footwear factory, and Sun Jade, a factory that makes footwear for Vans, another VF brand.
Timberland’s Victory Garden started as a small plot in the front yard of its headquarters in New Hampshire in 2008. Today, it consists of four large raised beds where, each season, green-fingered staff produce hundreds of kilos of fresh produce and flowers.
Recently, employees of outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland took a few hours away from their desks to participate in an in-house service event in support of Honor Flight New England. Honor Flight’s mission is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at the memorials dedicated to honoring their service and sacrifices. In preparation for the next flight, scheduled for Sunday, September 24, Timberland employees made patriotic blankets and handmade cards for the veterans.
Timberland employees recently lined-up outside the doors of our largest conference room to purchase manufacturing samples of footwear, apparel, and accessories from the 2017 line—but this wasn’t your average sample sale. At this sample sale, employees not only score great product at a great price, but all proceeds benefit a local non-profit organization. This highly anticipated event is close to the heart of many employees, and is a creative way to put manufacturing samples to good use.
Thousands of employees, partners and consumers invited to come together throughout the fall to support and strengthen local communities
STRATHAM, N.H., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrates the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Path of Service™ program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.
At Timberland, serving the community is part of our everyday lives – and part of our landscape. As an outdoor lifestyle company, we’re not only passionate about making our products responsibly, but we’re also focused on protecting and restoring the outdoors in the communities where we live, work, and explore. One way this passion comes to life is through our Victory Garden, located outside Timberland’s global headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire.
States with robust economies, new jobs, and increased investment all have one thing in common: forward-thinking clean energy policies that help businesses plan for the future. Here in the Northeast, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is part of a legacy of clean energy leadership, which sets an annual cap for the region’s aggregate greenhouse gas emissions across nine states. The first cooperative effort of its kind, RGGI is a critical tool empowering businesses such as Timberland to invest in our future while also reducing costs.
Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently welcomed a group of 25 emerging leaders from countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters as part of the U.S. State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The group of leaders, recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, was given the opportunity to hone their skills at Dartmouth College during a six-week academic and leadership institute in business and entrepreneurship.