Timberland, the fashion brand, have made a bold commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world over the next five years.
It has teamed up with seven partners from all over the world to deliver this and launch the Plant the Change™ campaign.
The partners Timberland have teamed up with are:
- Great Green Wall
An urgent movement to grow an 8000km line of trees across the entire width of Africa. Timberland’s tree planting partner across the Great Green Wall is TreeAid.
- Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA)
Works to feed and reforest a renewed Haiti using a new agroforestry model in which smallholders plant trees to earn credits that they exchange for seed, tools, training and other agricultural and community services.
- Trees for the future
Works to improve the livelihoods of impoverished farmers by revitalising degraded lands. Done by providing farmers with tree seeds, technical training and on-site planning assistance.
- Green Network
A grassroots environmental NGO headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. It is committed to cultivating environmental awareness and enhancing the consciousness and enthusiasm of the public to participate in the prevention and control of desertification.
- Las Laguna Ecological Park
Based in Santiago, Dominican Republic it grows tree seedlings to be distributed to local communities in need. These trees provide shade, clean the air, and offer fresh fruit to community members.
Justdiggit empowers local communities to restore degraded landscapes to cool down the planet through techniques such as Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR).
- American Forests
American Forests creates healthy and resilient forests from cities to wilderness that deliver essential benefits for climate, people, water, and wildlife.
Treedom is an EU-based company that promotes agroforestry projects around the world. All trees are planted directly by local farmers and bring environmental, social and financial benefits to their communities.