Timberland among top ten "Top 100 Corporate Citizens"
Business Ethics Study Recognizes Timberland's Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
For the seventh consecutive year, Timberland was recognized by Business Ethics Magazine as "100 Best Corporate Citizen" for its corporate social responsibility efforts. In its 2006 issue of Business Ethics Magazine, Business Ethics Magazine revealed the results of a survey that ranks corporate performance according to best practices in eight categories of stakeholders: shareholders, community, governance, diversity, employees, environment, human rights And products.black timberland boots women,
"We are very honored by this distinction and humiliated to be among these esteemed companies," said Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President and CEO. "Continuing our business in the most socially responsible manner and driving positive change in the industry and in the communities in which we operate will remain a priority."mens timberland roll top boot,
Timberland has received considerable recognition for its environmental stewardship, community involvement and the encouragement of employee volunteerism. Timberland is ranked sixth overall and is the only apparel and footwear company in the top ten. In 2006, Timberland joined Green Mountain Coffee, Hewlett-Packard, Advanced Micro Devices, Motorola, Agilent, Salesforce.com, Cisco Systems, Dell and Texas Instruments.
In 2005, the company reinforced its commitment to produce products and conduct business in a socially responsible manner. To reduce its impact on the environment, Timberland has increased its use of renewable energy and resources. In support of his human rights concerns,white timberland boots for men, Timberland worked with Oscar nominee Don Cheadle to create a limited edition "Save Darfur" boot to raise public awareness of the crisis and inspire civil and political action. To stop the genocide. Timberland also designed "Save Darfur" t-shirts and start-up tags to inspire consumers and generate funds to help create changes in Sudan.
In 2006, the company continued to fulfill its mission of "Make it Better". In the first four months of the year, Timberland has launched several initiatives that will allow it to expand its excellence in corporate social responsibility. In January, it announced the introduction of new environmentally friendly packaging and a first industry, a "nutritional label" for its footwear products. The label will provide consumers with fully transparent information on product manufacturing. On the retail side, timberland roll top boots wheat,Timberland will continue to renovate its retail stores using recycled and recyclable materials. The company also introduces a line of organic fiber products and all natural fibers, including hemp.
In April, Timberland launched its 9th annual Earth Day celebrations with the unveiling of its solar network at its distribution center in Ontario, California. The solar array will produce about 60% of the plant's power and reduce its greenhouse gas production by 480,000 pounds of carbon emissions. The solar array is one of the 50 largest solar panels in the world and the first in the Inland Empire of California.
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