Levi Strauss

Levi Strauss

Levi Strauss & Co.is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi’s brand of denim jeans. It was founded in 1853 when Levi Strauss came from Buttenheim, Franconia, (Kingdom of Bavaria) to San Francisco, California to open a west coast branch of his brothers’ New York dry goods business. Levi Strauss & Co. is a worldwide corporation organized into three geographic divisions: Levi Strauss Americas (LSA), based in the San Francisco headquarters; Levi Strauss Europe, Middle East and Africa (LSEMA), based in Brussels; and Asia Pacific Division (APD), based in Singapore.


Levi’s Employees are Science Teachers for a Day

Levis Strauss & Co. is teaming up with Project WET Foundation to develop custom water education curriculum and train Levi’s employees to teach…
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A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…
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California Drought Threatens Los Angeles Denim Industry

About 80 percent of California’s water sustains agriculture, but Sacramento is putting the onus on the state’s businesses and residents to find even…

3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…
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A Sustainable Supply Chain “Race to the Top”

Levi Strauss & Co. is hoping that, by incentivizing its worldwide web of suppliers to operate more responsibly, it can create what it…

3p Weekend: 30 CSR Pros to Follow in 2015

If you resolved to be more informed and more connected in 2015, we're here to help. Check out these 30 corporate social responsibility…

TriplePundit’s Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

To save you some time sifting through the ever-growing -- and often greenwashed -- list of "eco-products," this week we rounded up 15…

TriplePundit’s Guide to Buying Used Clothing

Buying used clothing is a great way to opt out of the not-so-green fashion industry – and it’s often more affordable than purchasing…
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After the Thrift Store: What Happens to Your Donated Clothes?

You've just sold your unwanted clothes to a thrift store or donated them to a nonprofit charity with the hope that they will…

Series RE-Launch: Sustainable Apparel Part II Debuts Tomorrow!

We're thrilled to announce that Levi Strauss & Co., a longtime proponent of sustainability in the supply chain, has returned to support Part…

SXSW Eco Interview: Paul Dillinger, Levi Strauss & Co.

Paul Dillenger describes how design thinking can lead to surprising innovation and even solutions to complicated sustainability problems we might have overlooked.
Triple Pundit was one of hundreds of organizations to attend the annual SXSW Eco conference in Austin last week. This post is part of our ongoing coverage.

Experts Discuss Tackling Big Problems Through Design at SXSW Eco

On the first day of SXSW Eco, design experts discussed examples of how creative design makes sustainability easy, cost-effective and beautiful.
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3p Weekend Preview: An Early Look at SXSW Eco 2014

We don't know about you, but the 3p team is getting pretty excited to attend the SXSW Eco conference in Austin next week.…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Stand for LGBT Equality

As marriage equality legislation makes its way through courtrooms across the country, it's clear that equality will soon be the norm rather than…

4 Lessons the Apparel Industry Can Learn from Carpet-Makers

Believe it or not, there's actually a great deal the apparel industry can learn from carpet-makers about closed loop recycling, as Paul Murray,…