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Wrangler Joins The Sustainability Consortium

Iconic apparel brand prioritizes supplier engagement through new membership.
Press Release

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today that one of the world’s largest denim brands, Wrangler, has joined the organization in an effort to strengthen supply-chain sustainability for the brand and the apparel industry at large.

Brightening Our Corner - Fall 2015

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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2015 Names Finalists. New Challenge Opens
Hundreds of innovators from around the world engaged in the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) to improve our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Eight finalist team were announced September 30 before traveling to Austin, TX for a special Biomimicry Conference at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 4.

A New Kind of Olympics

by John Anderson Lanier

So what would the Olympics look like in non-sports form? Let’s assume the whole world was willing to gather for some other purpose, sending official delegations, national leaders, support staff and even fans to one city for two weeks. What if that gathering captured the same spirit of hope and enthusiasm that permeates the Olympic Games? Perhaps the focus could even be something as ambitious as solving climate change. Can you imagine that?

Ecocentricity Blog - November 16, 2015


Maybe I shouldn’t write this post at all. Honestly, I don’t know. I’m conflicted. For the past couple of days, I have struggled to determine whether or not using this medium to write about the Paris attacks is appropriate. These words seem so insignificant, almost meaningless, compared to the scope of this injustice. I worry that using an environmentally-themed blog to offer sympathy, even genuinely felt sympathy, might cheapen the gravitas of Friday’s tragedy.

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Kering and BSR Tackle Resilience to Climate Change for Luxury Fashion

Press Release

November 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kering, the Luxury group, and BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), the global nonprofit business network and consultancy dedicated to sustainability, published a pivotal report on climate change for the fashion industry today.

Huffington Post: 3 Things to Know for Fair Trade Month


October is a month full of months ... and days. There's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Non-GMO Month, with National Kale Day, World Food Day, the International Day of Rural Women and, of course, National Cat Day, sprinkled throughout.

Timberland Wins at 6th Annual Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards

Takes Top Honor in Best Employee Engagement Category for Path of Service program, Highly Commended in Sustainable Innovation for Timberland Tires
Press Release

September 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Friday, September 25, Timberland was honored at Ethical Corporation’s Sixth Annual Responsible Business Awards ceremony held in London as winner of the “Best Employee Engagement” category.  Timberland took home the award for its Path of Service program, which was launched in 1992 to engage employees, business partners, and consumers in service to others.  Today, the program provides full-time employees with up to 40 paid volunteer hours per year to serve in their communities.

Ecocentricity Blog - September 1, 2015


We at the Ray C. Anderson Foundation place great faith in our higher education institutions. They have the ability to impact and form the minds of our next innovators, our next leaders and thinkers and writers, our youngest voters, our soon-to-be wives, husbands, and parents. Our universities can be the fertile ground from which tomorrow’s change emerges, and that change might, and hopefully will, leave the world a better place.  Read more.

Ecocentricity Blog - August 2015


I know what you are about to think. You’re going to read this blog post (or at least I hope you are, and thank you for doing so!), and about a quarter of the way through, you’re going to ask yourself a question. It will go something like this: “I thought this blog was about the environment…..what the heck is he doing writing about the Georgia Bar Exam?”


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