In spring 2017, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland released a new collection in partnership with Thread, a Certified B Corporation that crafts fabric from plastic bottles littering the streets and landfills of Haiti. The Timberland X Thread collection of boots, bags and t-shirts goes beyond environmental sustainability, creating cleaner neighborhoods and meaningful new job opportunities.
Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently joined forces with its VF sister brand, Wrangler, to explore and promote good apparel solutions through sustainable agriculture at the Sustainable Brands ‘17 conference in Detroit. The conference theme, “Redefining the Good Life,” came to life throughout the week at the Activation Hub, an interactive expo where brands and attendees partnered to explore and define a more sustainable future for various sectors.
For global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland, community is a key pillar for corporate responsibility along with making products responsibly and protecting and restoring the outdoors. Employees receive up to 40 paid hours per year to participate in service to their community, and have served more than one million hours to date. At the company’s Stratham, New Hampshire world headquarters, messaging boards throughout the building proudly display Timberland’s heritage of service and promote new ways for employees to engage in the community.
Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently joined organic fiber brands MetaWear and Synergy, along with 21 other companies to sponsor the Organic Trade Association’s two day “Live Organic from Farm to Home” pop-up event in Manhattan. The event was designed to educate consumers on the importance of organic materials, while showcasing the latest in organic products for the closet and home, from organic cotton t-shirts and wool sweaters to organic mattresses.
Employees, business partners and more volunteer in their communities in celebration of the brand’s annual spring service day
STRATHAM, N.H., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland, a leader in sustainability and corporate social responsibility, today announced it is conducting service projects in more than 15 countries throughout April and May as part of the company’s 19th consecutive celebration of Earth Day. Timberland has supported thousands of communities around the globe as part of its longstanding commitment to community service, from its headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire to Hong Kong, China.
Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently concluded its second annual Earth Week Celebration at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters. During Earth Week, educational events were held each day to foster a better understanding of Timberland’s environmental footprint as well as the footprint of each employee in their personal lives. With this understanding, employees explored new ways to further drive Timberland’s legacy of protecting and restoring the outdoors.
Social compliance is nothing new for Timberland. The nearly $2 billion global outdoor lifestyle brand formally launched its factory compliance program in 1994 with the creation of its Code of Conduct, which established minimum standards for workplace conditions and worker rights. Today, most every major brand has its own compliance program and standard against which it audits its factories.
With its spring 2017 collection, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland builds off the brand’s long-term commitment to reduce the environmental impact of virtually every product it makes across footwear, apparel and accessories. The spring collection includes a broad range of responsibly-made products, from boots made with full-grain leathers from a Leather Working Group silver-rated tannery to polos made with 100 percent recycled cotton to backpacks made with 100 percent recycled polyester.
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.
Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland shared insights, best practices, and lessons learned at Ethical Corporation’s 5th Responsible Business Summit in New York. The annual industry-leading summit brings together over 400 senior business leaders to discuss how brands are ‘Delivering Purpose’ for people, the environment and commercial success.