VF Corporation brand Timberland has announced its ambition to plant 50 mn trees around the world by 2025, as it looks to offset the effects of climate change the world over and inspire others to take similar restorative action. The outdoor apparel firm’s pledge coincides with its global campaign: Nature Needs Heroes – through which it is celebrating 12 proclaimed ‘eco-heroes’ and their efforts, to date, to mitigate global warming.