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On the Eve of the Earthquake’s 10th Anniversary, Timberland Reflects on a Decade of Investment in Haiti

by Atlanta McIlwraith
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Sunday, January 12 will mark the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 MW earthquake that struck Haiti and shook the world. For months following the disaster, international media kept Haiti in focus and shared stories of loss, perseverance and hope. This anniversary and milestone presents an opportunity for the world to take new look at how Haiti has recovered and evolved over the past decade. At Timberland, we are doing just that. Our investment in Haiti began in 2009 with a commitment to plant five million trees in five years.

Timberland Announces Move to Source Leather from Regenerative Ranches

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by Emily Holebrook

Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new partnership with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices.

Nature Needs Heroes: Environmental Communicator Summer Rayne

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Meet Summer Rayne, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Summer Rayne, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

Nature Needs Heroes: Kathleen Ellie on Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

Nature Needs Heroes: Jon Freidman & Brad Mcnamara Bring Farming to Inner Cities

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Meet Jon Freidman & Brad Mcnamara, two of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Jon Freidman & Brad Mcnamara, two of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to making a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

275 Volunteers Celebrate Timberland’s Serv-a-palooza and Transform Nine Sites in Lawrence, MA

The brand’s 22nd annual Serv-a-palooza includes 40 events in 19 countries this fall
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Last week, as part of the brand’s 22nd annual Serv-a-palooza event, Timberland convened more than 275 volunteers for a powerful day of community service in Lawrence, MA.  Volunteers from the brand’s global headquarters in Stratham, NH transformed nine sites with eight different partner organizations through a variety of tasks, indoors and out. Together they:

Purpose At Work: How Timberland Is Planting A Climate Change Movement

by Simon Mainwaring
Article

Brand-fueled movements connect consumers with the causes they care about and move the needle on impact. By bringing together people, purpose and products, brands gain consumer goodwill, earned media and build a better world.

A great example of a brand that’s building a movement is Timberland. The footwear and apparel brand announced it will plant 50 million trees across the globe within the next 5 years, building on the tree planting efforts it has already led since 2001.

Timberland Commits to Plant 50 Million Trees Over Next Five Years

Company launches “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign to empower global community to be champions for the planet
Press Release

STRATHAM, N.H., September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by 2025 as part of its pursuit of a greener future. This bold goal builds on Timberland’s longstanding commitment to make products responsibly, strengthen communities, and protect and enhance the outdoors. One key area of focus has been tree planting; since 2001, the brand has planted more than 10 million trees worldwide.

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.

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