Timberland Aims to Use 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton by 2020

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Timberland Aims to Use 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton by 2020

By Jasmin Malik Chua

Timberland is taking its commitment to making products responsibly to the next level by implementing new environmental standards for all of its product categories, across footwear, apparel and accessories.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:30am

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Timberland has pledged to transition to 100 percent organic, U.S.-grown, or Better Cotton Initiative-certified cotton by 2020, according to a fresh slate of sustainability commitments unveiled by the outdoor-lifestyle brand on Wednesday. Other four-year goals for Timberland’s Environmental Product Standards include phasing out PVC and perfluorinated chemicals from all its apparel and shoes, sourcing leather only from eco-friendlier tanneries rated Gold or Silver by the Leather Working Group, and ensuring that 100 percent of its footwear includes some element of recycled, organic, or renewable content.

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Keywords: Environment | Leather Working Group | PVC | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | TEPS | Timberland | better cotton initiative | perfluorinated chemicals

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