Corporate Responsibility
Terms of Engagement
 

VF Corporation Terms of Engagement

VF Corporation operates under a Code of Business Conduct, which sets forth the key principles under which the Company and its worldwide subsidiaries are required to operate. The Code of Conduct states that the conduct of business with employees, customers, consumers, suppliers and all others shall be on an honest, fair and equitable basis. It has been and will continue to be the Company's policy to obey the laws of each country and to honor our obligations to society by being an economic, intellectual, and social asset to each community and nation in which the Company operates.

In the selection of its contractors, suppliers and agents, VF works hard to choose reputable business partners who are committed to ethical standards and business practices compatible with those of the Company. At the very minimum, VF expects its contractors, suppliers and agents to comply with all legal requirements applicable to their operations and employment.

The purpose of these TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT is to make clear that, taking into account differences in cultures and legal requirements, we expect that wherever our products are manufactured they will be manufactured in a manner compatible with the high standards that have contributed to the outstanding reputation of our brands and our Company. Each of the Company's contractors, suppliers and agents agrees that, by accepting orders from the Company or any of its subsidiaries, it will abide by and implement these Terms of Engagement and require the same from each of its VF approved and authorized subcontractors. Each of the Company's contractors, suppliers and agents acknowledges that its failure to honor this agreement will compel VF to reevaluate, and possibly terminate, its business relationship with such supplier.

 
VF Corporation Global Compliance Principles

These Compliance Principles apply to all facilities that produce goods for VF Corporation, or any of its subsidiaries, divisions, or affiliates, including facilities owned and operated by VF and its contractors, agents and suppliers herein referred to as "VF Authorized Facilities".

While VF recognizes that there are different legal and cultural environments in which factories operate throughout the world, these Compliance Principles set forth the basic requirements all factories must meet in order to do business with VF.

VF strongly encourages contractors, agents, and suppliers to exceed these Compliance Principles and to promote best practices and continuous improvement throughout all of their factories. These Global Compliance Principles or their equivalent must be posted in all major workplaces, translated into the language(s) of the employees.

VF CORPORATION AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ALL CURRENT PURCHASE ORDERS WITH ANY CONTRACTOR, SUPPLIER OR AGENT FOUND TO BE IN VIOLATION OF THE TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT STANDARDS.