PVH Corporation has joined the Americares Emergency Response Partner Program and committed to supporting the health-focused relief and development of the organization’s ongoing preparedness, response and recovery efforts around the world. The PVH Foundation – the company’s philanthropic fund specifically dedicated to nonprofit donations and volunteer programs – will provide annual funding to Americares emergency relief efforts, allowing it to maintain a constant state of readiness for emergencies, including pre-positioning relief supplies in disaster-prone countries, maintaining an international roster of on-call disaster response experts, supporting needs assessments and deploying emergency response teams to disaster zones.
“The partnership with Americares builds on PVH’s overall disaster relief efforts that provide company and associate-driven funding for immediate relief and long-term recovery in communities where our associates live and work,” said Guy Vickers, President, PVH Foundation. “We are proud to continue our support of Americares important work on the ground in communities around the world, and further our company purpose to drive fashion-forward for good,” added Vickers.
“We are so grateful for PVH’s generosity and commitment to giving back—especially during times of crisis,” said Americares Vice President of Emergency Programs, Kate Dischino. “Americares Emergency Response Partners build the foundation from which all our responses are launched and PVH’s support will allow us to prepare for and rapidly respond to future emergencies around the globe.”
PVH’s Forward Fashion corporate responsibility strategy recognizes the importance of partnership in the fight against climate change and the impacts that major climate disasters can have on individuals around the world.