There's Hope Ahead

Bouchard, Nancy Prichard
February 2009
SGB;Feb2009, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the community re-greening campaign by Timberland Co. and its industry partners in the U.S. Jeffrey Swartz, chief executive officer (CEO) of Timberland, states the importance of sustainable business practices especially during the economic uncertainty. On the other hand, Timberland manager of environmental stewardship Betsy Blaisdell explains the company's goal to reduce carbon emissions and to create fully recyclable product to protect the environment.


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