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Timberland Kicks off its 2019 Urban Greening Season in Detroit’s Lincoln Street Art Park

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In June, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland teamed up with Sustainable Brands and Detroit’s Green Living Science to revitalize the Lincoln Street Art Park, a formerly abandoned industrial site turned sculpture park. More than 50 volunteers pulled on their boots to make a difference and completed multiple projects to improve the area. This video provides an overview of the event and its impact.

Timberland Sustainability Director Colleen Vien Named #4 on 100 Top CSR Influence Leaders List

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Colleen Vien, Sustainability Director, Timberland was placed number four on the list. Assent Compliance writes,

Representing Timberland's long-standing approach to CSR, Colleen Vien has held the torch when it comes to involving its workforce in volunteerism, decreasing its carbon footprint, and making sustainability a genuine branding opportunity. With over a million hours of community service across the globe, under Vien's leadership, Timberland has planted almost 10 million trees and developed ways to put sustainable materials in their products.

Timberland Unveils Latest Eco-Innovation with Brooklyn EK+ Collection

Uppers, linings and laces made from 100% ReBOTL™ material
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STRATHAM, N.H., July 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  In 2007, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland set new standards for eco-conscious design with its original Earthkeepers® boot. Today, the company unveils the Brooklyn EK+, an Earthkeepers® Edition footwear collection that once again reflects the brand’s pinnacle expression of eco-innovation.

Timberland Engages Volunteers and Consumers at Something in the Water Festival

Timberland helped restore a school garden and created a 3500-square foot pop-up park at the festival with 4,000 attendees pledging to be a hero for nature and live a greener life
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As a Timberland intern, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to represent the brand this past April through our partnership with Pharrell Williams’s Something in The Water Festival (SITW) in Virginia Beach, VA. I’ve volunteered at music events before, but I had no idea I was going to experience so much more. 

SITW was the first event of its kind for Virginia Beach. Pharrell once said if he “made it” he’d come back to Virginia one day to do something big.  And he did.  He created a three-day celebration of community, art, sustainability, and of course, music. 

Timberland Helps Reclaim the Horqin Desert

Timberland® plants millions of trees to reverse deforestation of the Mongolian region
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Over time, a region of lush grasslands in northern China suffered from overpopulation, overgrazing and the impacts of climate change to become the Horqin Desert which is now the size of Switzerland. 

Located in Inner Mongolia, the Horqin Desert began to have far-reaching impact, as agriculture suffered and sandstorms affected not only northern China but also Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.

Timberland Workers Build Nature Play Areas In Portsmouth, Dover

Timberland employees took a paid day off Thursday to build natural play spaces and improve outdoor areas in Portsmouth and Dover.
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Timberland employees were busy Thursday beautifying local playgrounds and schools, as part of their annual Earth Day volunteer day. The outdoor lifestyle company closed its global headquarters in Stratham for the day, as 300 of its employees took a paid day off to volunteer in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. On the Seacoast, they built various outdoor play spaces at Dondero School and Betty's Dream in Portsmouth, and at Seacoast Charter School in Dover.

Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

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The VF Foundation (the charitable arm of VF Corporation) and the Timberland® and Wrangler® brands today announced $150,000 in grants to researchers at seven US universities — including Arizona State University and Michigan State University — that are conducting the first comprehensive research into regenerative ranching practices. 

Read more here.

Timberland x SFA Hold Haiti ‘Agricultural Revolution’ Event

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NEW YORK – Timberland and the Smallholder Farmers Alliance, the collaboration behind a project to reintroduce cotton to Haiti after a 30-year hiatus, are set to hold an event in New York to discuss the project.

February saw the groundbreaking project’s first commercial cotton harvest, marking a landmark moment in the initiative which has had positive agricultural, economic and social ramifications throughout the island nation’s communities.

Timberland Kicks off Earth Day Season with Greening Event in Zhongshan China

Earth Day service events planned in 27 cities around the globe for April and May
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While associates at Timberland’s global headquarters in New Hampshire eagerly await the arrival of spring, employees in the brand’s Zhongshan, China production office got a head start on Earth Day by installing a colorful perennial bed at the Dongguan Botanical Garden in Guangdong, China.  Tina Tong, a product developer in Timberland’s Zhongshan office, assembled a group of 67 volunteers to plant 3,000 perennials and shrubs, creating an inviting entrance for visitors to the park.
  

Timberland’s Earthkeepers Lace Up for Global Sustainability

Committing to a more sustainable future with Atlanta Mcilwraith
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The company behind the eponymous Yellow Boot has a serious commitment to sustainability and social purpose. In this episode, Atlanta McIlwraith talks about engaging a global workforce to give back to local communities, and how those efforts are guiding the company to create a more sustainable future.

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