13 Jun '11, 3pm

First Take: Timberland Bought by VF, Apple's Spaceship-Like iHQ

First Take: Timberland Bought by VF, Apple's Spaceship-Like iHQ

• Timberland Bought by VF: The deep-green outdoor retailer has agreed to be purchased by VF Corporation , a conglomerate of brands ranging from The North Face to Wrangler. VF will pay $2 billion for the brand, according to the WSJ . Though VF created a sustainability advisory team in 2009 , it has no CSR reporting system in place yet, and it will be interesting to see how the incorporation of Timberland shapes the company's overall sustainability efforts. • Does Puma Live Up to the Hype? : Speaking of reporting, the Guardian has a look at Puma's market-leading eco-impacts reporting effort , which last month found the company reporting $133 million in eco-impacts . We'll have an interview with Puma's CEO later this month to dig into the findings of their P&L reporting. • Welcome to the iHQ: GOOD has a tantalizing look inside Apple's "spaceship-like" new headquarters , plann...

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