VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has been recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies.
“We’re very proud to be recognized for the fifth consecutive year as one of the world’s most ethical companies and the only honoree in the apparel industry,” said Steve Rendle, VF’s Chairman, President and CEO. “This recognition demonstrates the deep commitment of our associates around the world to lead with integrity and transparency. As we continue to transform our business to be a more consumer-minded, retail-centric and hyper-digital organization, we’ll also maintain our relentless focus on managing our global operations with the highest ethical standards.”
VF has been recognized for the past five years and is the only honoree in the apparel industry to be named this year. In 2021, 135 honorees were recognized spanning 22 countries and 47 industries.
“While addressing the tough challenges of 2020, we saw companies lead – above all other institutions – on earning the trust of stakeholders through resilience and a commitment to ethics and integrity,” said Ethisphere CEO, Timothy Erblich. “The World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the highest values and positively impacting the communities they serve. Congratulations to everyone at VF Corporation for earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies designation.”