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Responsibility

At Timberland, we strive to make the world around us better through our dedication to sustainable products and inovations, greening initiatives, and services to our communities.

Product

Outdoors

Community

PLANT THE CHANGE™

50 MILLION TREES IN 5 YEARS

We aren't just planting trees, we're
planting hope, jobs, clean air and unity.

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OUR 2020 TARGETS

Product

Cotton

Goal

100%

Sustainably
sourced cotton

100% of cotton for apparel will be Certified Organic, Recycled or Fairtrade; of US-origin; or sourced as Better Cotton through BCI.

2018 RESULT: 75%

Footwear

Goal

100%

Include recycled, or organic
or renewable material

100% of Footwear include at least one component that contains ROR content (with a minimum threshold of 10% ROR content within a component).

2018 RESULT: 69%

Leather

Goal

100%

LWG silver or
gold-rated tanneries

100% of Footwear, Apparel and Accessories leather sourced from LWG Silver or Gold-rated tanneries.

2018 RESULT: 96.2%

Footwear

Goal

100%

PVC Free

100% of our Footwear is PVC-Free.

2018 RESULT: 97%

VOCs in Footwear

Goal

<42

grams/pair

Reduce the use of Volatile Organic Compounds in our Footwear to 42 grams/pair.

2018 RESULT: 53 GRAMS/PAIR

DWR

Goal

100%

Non-PFC

100% of the Durable Water Repellent
 used in our footwear and apparel products are non-PFC.

2017 FOOTWEAR RESULT: 91%

Outdoors

Greening

Goal

10 Million

Trees Planted

From 2001-2018, we planted over
 10.2 million trees, surpassing our 2020 goal two years early. We are excited about our renewed tree planting commitment of planting 50 million trees in the next five years.

2018 RESULT: 285,887 TREES

Energy

Goal

50%

Renewable Energy

By 2020, we aim to reduce our use of energy by 10% and source 50% of our energy from renewable sources.

2017 RESULT: 29% RENEWABLE ENERGY

Waste

Goal

95%

Diversion Rate

With an ultimate goal of Zero Waste, we aim for a 95% waste diversion rate by 2020.

2016 RESULT: 75% DIVERSION RATE

Community

Service Hours

Goal

1.5 Million

Employee Service Hours

In 2015, we completed our one millionth hour of community service. By 2020, we plan to serve another 500,000.

2018 RESULT: 56,111 HOURS

Engagement

Goal

80%

Employees Engaged
In Service

Strengthen our communities and our brand culture by engaging at least 80% of our employees globally in community service.

2018 RESULT: 52%

Impact

Goal

11,000

Community Service Events

From 2010-2015, we arranged over
 5,000 service projects in communities
 around the globe. By 2020, we aim to
 support 6,000 more.

2018 RESULT: 439 PROJECTS