Timberland: CSR & Sustainability News

Timberland LLC is a US-based global manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear with a focus on footwear. Timberland footwear is popular for hiking, mountaineering, and casual wear. The Company also sells apparel such as clothes, watches, glasses and leather goods.


Fashion Brands Tackle Community Development

Have you ever thought about how far your clothing traveled to reach you? Some big brands are trying to bring the locavore movement…

The Quick & Dirty: From Snake Oil Sellers to Activists Brands

The simple truth is that a majority of companies are still simply not doing their part. Here's what it looks like on a…

VF Corp. Looks to Cut Chemicals in Textile Manufacturing

With its CHEM-IQ program, VF Corp. is not only turning a potential reputational risk into an innovative opportunity, but it is also reassuring…
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Timberland Agroforestry Project Breaks Cycle of Poverty in Haiti

Timberland and the Smallholder Farmer Alliance's community agroforestry project has put down deep, solid roots in Haiti. Over 2 million trees have been…
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Deforestation Slows Economic Recovery in Haiti

Deforestation plays a big role in the recurring cycle of environmental degradation and poverty in Haiti. An innovative, five-year community agroforestry project on…
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Timberland Gives Tire Retreads Second Life as Shoes

Outdoor clothing manufacturer Timberland and tire manufacturer Omni United recently announced their collaboration to create a line of tires. Called Timberland Tires, they…
Timberland employees recently surpassed 1 million volunteer hours served.

3p Weekend: 7 Companies That Make Employee Volunteering a Priority

To give you a bit of a mental boost this afternoon, we rounded up seven industry-leading companies that are make employee volunteering a…

Interview: Margaret Morey-Reuner, Timberland

Nick Aster talks to Timberland's Margaret Morey-Reuner about sustainability at TImberland. In particular we talk about the Higg Index and the sustainable apparel…
Andy Savitz, author of, speaks about employee engagement at SB'14 in San Diego on June 3.

Employee Engagement: The ‘Human Thread’ Between Sustainability and Results

At SB'14 in San Diego, one unexpected theme seemed to come up over and over: employee engagement and its role in corporate sustainability.

Coke, Timberland Reduce Manufacturing Costs With Product Sustainability

Sustainability skeptics often claim that companies invest in product sustainability primarily to “look good” in the eyes of consumers. To them, sustainability is…
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After the Bangladesh Tragedy: Six Ethical, Eco and Fair Clothing Manufacturers

Here are a few suggestions of more eco, fair, ethical, and local companies from which to purchase clothing.

Symbolic Rather than Substantive CSR Action to Maximize Financial Impact?

A new paper entitled “Do Actions Speak Louder Than Words? The case of CSR” explores not if CSR affects financial performance, but rather…
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5 CSR Executive Trends

At the Responsible Business Summit that took place in New York two weeks ago it was interesting to learn about some of the…
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Is Avon’s New CSR Blog Ready to Come Calling?

Avon has just started a new CR blog, Avon’s Calling, as the latest effort in its goal to be transparent and to offer…

eGood Hooks Customers Up with Local Businesses that Give Back

An interview with Zack Swire, the founder of eGood - a new stat-up letting you use your mobile phone to find businesses in…