Timberland (part of VF Corp)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in USA

As of 2011, Timberland became part of VF Corp

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22 June 2017

KnowTheChain case study: How are footwear companies and luxury clothing brands tackling forced labour risks in their leather supply chains?

This case study assesses how a sample of five footwear companies and five luxury clothing brands address forced labour risks across their leather supply chains....

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28 March 2017

Bangladesh: Unsafe work conditions and child labour reported in tanneries supplying leather to western brands, companies respond

A report by Transparentem, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains, allege that hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries employing child labour supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands. The report...

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27 March 2017

Outreach to footwear and luxury goods companies on forced labor risks in leather sourcing

Author: KnowTheChain

KnowTheChain's apparel sector benchmark found very limited information on how companies address forced labour risks in their leather supply chain. In order to understand how companies’ headquarter level policies and processes are implemented in lower...

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22 September 2016

Businesses commit to transition to 100% renewable energy at Climate Week NYC

Author: The Climate Group

"World’s most influential companies announce investments in cleaner, smarter energy," 20 Sept 2016...

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5 May 2016

Haiti: Timberland’s tree-planting project helps farmers increase their income

Author: Larissa Zimberoff, Guardian (UK)

"In Haiti, a project to help farmers inspires a sustainable cotton movement", 28 Apr 2016...

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3 December 2015

7 apparel company CEOs call for strong climate deal

Author: Meg Wilcox, Ceres

Citing droughts, temperature shifts and other impacts that will make apparel production “more difficult and costly,” the CEOs of seven top global apparel companies today issued a statement calling on government leaders to reach a strong climate change...

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10 November 2015

Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China

On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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23 October 2015

Leading apparel brands & civil society announce project to create industry-wide standardised methodology for assessing labour conditions in supply chains

Author: Sedex

"Sedex Joins World’s Leading Apparel Brands and Organisations to Transform Global Labour Conditions", 21 Oct 2015...

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4 February 2015

India: Report cites four large Spanish garment brands re slave work in mega factories

Author: Jose Lobo, El Confidencial

"Trabajo esclavo en la India: cuatro grandes empresas españolas están en la 'lista negra'" 4 February 2015...

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30 July 2014

General Mills is 1st major food company to commit to decrease emissions across operations & supply chain to reduce human impact on climate change

Author: Marc Gunther, Guardian Sustainable Business

“General Mills joins climate change fight and requires pledges from suppliers too” - 28 July 2014 ...

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