|Vancouver Sun -- Victoria's Secret mends fences with eco-activists|
by Gordon Hamilton
May 10th, 2007
When Victoria's Secret senior executive Tom Katzenmeyer saw the full page ad that eco-group ForestEthics ran in the New York Times two years ago assailing the catalogue retailer as a destroyer of ancient forests, he knew it was no contest.
|Columbus Monthly -- Going green: pretty paper|
by Alice Hohl, Eric Lyttle and Jeff McCallister
April 1st, 2007
When news broke that a group of environmentalists from California was protesting the use of virgin paper for Victoria's Secret catalogs, most people probably thought it would be another case of an extremist group being ignored by corporate America.
|Globe and Mail -- Victoria's Secret casts an eye at Ontario|
by Murray Campbell
February 3rd, 2007
Tom Katzenmeyer has learned to shun controversy and to embrace environmental values. He's also got $100-million of business that he wants to do with people who think the same way and he's looking in Ontario's direction.
|Alternet -- The 2006 You Didn't Hear About|
by Rebecca Solnit
December 29th, 2006
While many of the big stories in 2006 were bad news, there were hundreds of activist successes in 2006 that permanently changed the world.
|Women's Wear Daily -- An Eco-Friendly Approach to Catalogues|
by Jeanine Poggi
December 22nd, 2006
More than 19 billion catalogues are shipped yearly, the bulk during the holiday shopping season, and retailers such as Victoria's Secret and Williams-Sonoma are adopting eco-friendly alternatives for their mass-mailing businesses.
|Direct Mail News -- Catalogers adopt green paper policies|
by Chantal Tode
December 14th, 2006
Is the catalog industry turning green? For years, catalogers have drawn attention from activists for their heavy paper usage while many in the industry insisted that it wasn’t economically feasible to switch to more environmentally friendly paper.
|San Francisco Chronicle -- Victoria's Secret 'greens' catalog|
by Joe Garofoli
December 12th, 2006
After staging 750 national street protests outside Victoria's Secret stores over the past two years, a San Francisco environmental activist group has shamed the lingerie retailer worse than a model forced to wear a moth-eaten teddy.
|Metro New York -- Lingerie giant gets eco-friendly|
by Amy Zimmer
December 7th, 2006
Usually when you see Rev. Billy approaching a chain store, you can count on a protest. But yesterday, he and his coterie were instead praising Victoria’s Secret’s new eco-friendly catalog policy.
|Globe and Mail -- Limited Brands adopts green plan|
by Wendy Stueck
December 7th, 2006
Bowing to high-profile pressure from environmentalists, U.S. retailer Limited Brands Inc. says it will aim to ensure that its catalogues for products such as Victoria's Secret lingerie aren't printed at the expense of endangered forests, specifically shunning paper suppliers that get pulp from Vancouver-based West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.