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Timberland Announces Partnership with The Savory Institute as Part of Effort to Build Regenerative Leather Supply Chain for Fashion Industry

Furthers brand commitment to responsible design in pursuit of a greener future
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STRATHAM, N.H., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new partnership with the Savory Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit focused on the large-scale regeneration of the world’s grasslands, as part of the brand’s long-standing commitment to build a greener future.

The VF Foundation Donation Supports Thousands of Families Affected by Factory Shutdowns in Bangladesh

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  • As many as 2.27 million workers — the backbone of the garment industry in Bangladesh — could be out of work as a result of factory shutdowns amid the worldwide COVID-19 health crisis.
  • In response to an acute need for aid, The VF Foundation recently donated $100,000 toward COVID-19 relief efforts in Bangladesh through its partnership with GlobalGiving. As a result, more than 5,500 households struggling with basic needs received a cash stipend from local partner BRAC to help them buy food and other necessities.
  • VF also is working with its suppliers in Bangladesh to ensure that workers in the company’s supply chain are paid as soon as possible for work they’ve already done.
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  • As many as 2.27 million workers — the backbone of the garment industry in Bangladesh — could be out of work as a result of factory shutdowns amid the worldwide COVID-19 health crisis.
  • In response to an acute need for aid, The VF Foundation recently donated $100,000 toward COVID-19 relief efforts in Bangladesh through its partnership with GlobalGiving. As a result, more than 5,500 households struggling with basic needs received a cash stipend from local partner BRAC to help them buy food and other necessities.
  • VF also is working with its suppliers in Bangladesh to ensure that workers in the company’s supply chain are paid as soon as possible for work they’ve already done.

Timberland Reveals Powerful Earth Day Message: ‘Caring Is No Longer Enough’

By Peter Verry
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Timberland has a new message for outdoor adventurers with Earth Day here: “Caring Is No Longer Enough.”

The New Hampshire-based company revealed an open letter to nature today that references the current health crisis that has forced people to stay indoors, keeping us from enjoying the places we once explored. The letter, which is narrated in the voice of a child, promises that mankind will “treat you better than we ever did before” when we’re allowed to return.

VF Corporation Donates More Than $10.3 Million to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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  • VF Corporation, The VF Foundation, and the VF family of brands have donated more than $10.3 million in funds, products, and services worldwide to stem urgent medical needs, and help those struggling to cope in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • From backpacks to boots, coats to socks to gloves, VF’s brands have donated more than $3.2 million in products to help healthcare workers, foodbanks and those in need. VF and Dickies® are also producing as many as 3.4 million urgently needed medical gowns to help keep U.S. medical workers safe, while Vans is using shoe canvas to make 250,000 face masks.
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of VF employees and business partners is a top priority. The company has implemented increased safety protocols at owned manufacturing and distribution centers, while also paying North American retail employees while stores are closed and supplier factories for all completed work.
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  • VF Corporation, The VF Foundation, and the VF family of brands have donated more than $10.3 million in funds, products, and services worldwide to stem urgent medical needs, and help those struggling to cope in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • From backpacks to boots, coats to socks to gloves, VF’s brands have donated more than $3.2 million in products to help healthcare workers, foodbanks and those in need. VF and Dickies® are also producing as many as 3.4 million urgently needed medical gowns to help keep U.S. medical workers safe, while Vans is using shoe canvas to make 250,000 face masks.
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of VF employees and business partners is a top priority. The company has implemented increased safety protocols at owned manufacturing and distribution centers, while also paying North American retail employees while stores are closed and supplier factories for all completed work.

Timberland's 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Progress and performance against 2020 sustainability goals
Newsletter

Just in time for Earth Day… global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland releases its 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, broken down by its three sustainability pillars:  Better Product, Greener World, and Stronger Communities.  Timberland’s CSR strategies are designed not only to minimize the negative impacts of its products and operations, but also to activate the brand’s purpose “To Inspire and Equip the World to Step Outside, Work Together, and Make It Better.”

Timberland Shares an Emotional Open Letter to Nature for 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a Bold Message: "Caring is no Longer Enough"

Anthem video inspires global community to be heroes for nature
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STRATHAM, N.H., April 22, 2020 /3BLMedia/ - At the heart of the Timberland® brand is the belief that a greener future is a better future. For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Timberland has a bold new message to share about humanity’s relationship with nature: “Caring is no longer enough.”

Timberland Invites Consumers to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Brand offers two-to-one match through VF Foundation and supports local partners
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April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is calling upon consumers worldwide to join Timberland and its parent company, VF Corporation, to support the GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund. The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF, made an initial contribution of $1.5M and will match all consumer donations two-to-one, up to an additional $500,000.  

Nature Needs Heroes: Actor Yo Yang on Supporting Eco-conscious Projects

Actor and supporter of eco-conscious projects. Taipei.
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Timberland is proud to feature Yo Yang in the brand’s “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign, which celebrates heroes around the world who are making positive change for the planet, and calls on the global community to join the movement. 

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Timberland is proud to feature Yo Yang in the brand’s “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign, which celebrates heroes around the world who are making positive change for the planet, and calls on the global community to join the movement. 

Timberland Launches Season Two of Nature Needs Heroes Campaign

Campaign celebrates six heroes for nature from around the globe; highlights new eco-conscious styles for SS20.
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STRATHAM, N.H., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the spring 2020 season, Timberland builds upon the brand’s Nature Needs Heroes campaign, celebrating six eco-heroes from around the globe who are making positive change for the planet, and calling on the global community to join the movement. The campaign first debuted in fall 2019, in concert with the bold announcement that Timberland will plant 50 million trees by 2025, to help fight the devastating effects of climate change in pursuit of a greener future.

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.

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