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Timberland knows energy efficiency bill would save help save money

Posted by Eleanor Fort at Jun 07, 2013 09:05 AM |
Timberland knows from its own business practices that energy efficiency saves the company money, and that’s why it wrote in the New Hampshire Union Leader about their support for energy efficiency legislation moving through Congress that is co-sponsored by New Hampshire’s Senator Jeanne Shaheen.
by Eleanor Fort, Associate, Policy Program Ceres Posted on Jun 07, 2013

Timberland knows from its own business practices that energy efficiency saves the company money. That's why, in a piece for the New Hampshire Union Leader, they discussed their support for energy efficiency legislation, co-sponsored by New Hampshire's Senator Jeanne Shaheen, currently moving through Congress.

“We see the effects of climate change — not only in our surroundings, but in our potential revenues. We don’t sell as many boots if the temperatures don’t plummet in November. We’re determined to protect our winters, and that starts with the way we run our business,” wrote Betsy Blaisdell of Timberland. “…To be sure, we know there is only so much one company can do.”

Timberland, a BICEP member and Climate Declaration signatory, encouraged lawmakers to embrace the economic opportunity of passing energy efficiency legislation and addressing climate change.

Read the full op-ed here.