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Vans Checkerboard Day to Donate Over $1 Million to Organizations That Support Mental Wellness
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An uninvited intruder crashed upon the globe this year and upended our lives. But something equally powerful has emerged to confront and counter the pandemic’s tumult. Human self-expression and creativity are flowing across the world, spurring a wave of much-needed uplift and connection. Through rupture comes resilience. Through uncertainty grows strength.

What is Vans Checkerboard Day?

Vans Checkerboard Day is the brand’s biggest annual give-back initiative.

LVMH and Timberland Discuss Environmental Initiatives Around Leather With LLM

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The November-December 2020 print and digital app edition of International Leather Maker (ILM) has been published and is available to download for subscribers on both Apple and Android devices. The issue features exclusive interviews with LVMH, Timberland and Professor Frank Mitloehner, as well as an in-depth report on the Higg MSI and its score for leather. 

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The November-December 2020 print and digital app edition of International Leather Maker (ILM) has been published and is available to download for subscribers on both Apple and Android devices. The issue features exclusive interviews with LVMH, Timberland and Professor Frank Mitloehner, as well as an in-depth report on the Higg MSI and its score for leather. 

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USDA Forest Service Announce Partnership with the VF Foundation to Create Front Range Stewardship Strike Team

The innovative, new pilot program was created to conserve and improve high-use trails throughout the Denver metro area.
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Nov. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USDA Forest Service recently announced a new partnership with The VF Foundation that will create a new program in the Denver area called the “Colorado Front Range Strike Team.”  In total, The VF Foundation has granted more than $400,000 to help fund the first two years of the pilot project in partnership with the NFF, the USDA Forest Service, and Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) to conserve and maintain beloved Front Range trails.

VF Welcomes New Crew of Associates...Robots

VF is utilizing a groundbreaking form of automation—by way of robots—to heighten a safe work environment for associates that increases productivity three-fold.
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A crew of 11 robots have joined VF associates at a distribution center (DC) in Martinsville, VA, for a pilot program that launched in August 2020. The bots, manufactured by Locus Robotics, create an ergonomic workspace and help support associates by increasing social distancing in response to COVID-19. With health and safety more critical than ever and productivity up 63%, VF is looking to bring bots to DCs throughout the globe.​

Amid Devastating Forest Fires, One Trillion Trees Movement Puts Down U.S. Roots

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By Heather Clancy

This week marks the launch of the first regional chapter of the ambitious global movement to conserve, manage, restore and grow 1 trillion trees — a natural climate solution seen as critical for helping draw down the earth's carbon debt, and an idea that has been spreading like wildfire since it was planted in January in Davos, Switzerland.

Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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The Trust for Public Lands Announces Partnership With the VF Foundation to Improve Access to Parks

Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors 100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access
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Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors
100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access

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Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors
100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access

VF Corporation Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

The Forbes JUST 100 recognizes companies doing right by all their stakeholders – workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders – as defined by the American public
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DENVER, Oct. 22, 2020, /3BL Media/ - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, recently announced that it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

The Sun's the Limit

Using Innovation and Successful Partnerships, VF Partner Factory Installs Vietnam Solar Panels
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In times of crisis, we persist.

Despite the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, VF’s drive for the betterment of people and the planet continues to press forward, and in some cases with more focus and dedication than ever.

Making Masks With a Higher IQ

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Breathing. Nothing comes more naturally to us. Here in 2020, there may be nothing more imperative to protecting both personal and global health than breathing through the new daily staple: a mask on every face.

Together with the support of VF’s product design and development teams, our JanSport® and Eagle Creek® brands have developed a range of new consumer mask choices that are not only fashionable, functional and compliant, but produced in an environmentally responsible manner.

A new product category

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