VF Corporation Named One of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2023
DENVER – October 18, 2023 - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a leading portfolio of lifestyle brands, has been named to 3BL Media’s ‘100 Best Corporate Citizens’ list for the fourth year in a row. 3BL’s Best Corporate Citizens list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. VF Corporation is ranked 3rd among its industry peers and 46th overall.
“We are honored to be recognized for a fourth year in a row for our efforts to champion transparency, innovation and impact across our brand portfolio,” said Sean Cady, VF Corporation’s VP of Global Sustainability, Responsibility, and Trade. “Being named to the top 50 of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens is a direct reflection of our deep commitment to impart scalable change and build a stronger and more sustainable future.”
The ‘100 Best Corporate Citizens’ ranking, managed by 3BL Media and researched by ISS ESG, evaluates companies based on 155 ESG factors across eight pillars including climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights, stakeholders and society, and ESG performance.
VF publishes its FY2023 sustainability report this November. This report shares VF’s progress towards goals, including environmental sustainability, responsible sourcing and human rights, product stewardship and traceability, as well as inclusion, diversity, equity and action (IDEA). This comprehensive report summarizes how VF is activating their purpose, for the betterment of people and planet.
Ranked 3rd within its industry, the company reaffirms the importance of continuous improvement and progress across ESG priorities. The acknowledgement as one of the '100 Best Corporate Citizens' serves as a testament to VF’s commitment to make a positive impact on the world.
For more information about VF Corporation and its sustainability initiatives, review the company’s sustainability and responsibility report.
About VF Corporation
Founded in 1899, VF Corporation is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities, and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland® and Dickies®. Our purpose is to power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We connect this purpose with a relentless drive to succeed to create value for all stakeholders and use our company as a force for good. For more information, please visit vfc.com.
About the 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens debuted in 1999 in Business Ethics Magazine and appeared annually in Corporate Responsibility Magazine for many years. 3BL Media has managed the ranking since 2018. To compile the ranking, each company in the Russell 1000 Index is ranked according to its transparency and performance on 155 environmental, social and governance factors.
About 3BL Media
3BL Media’s unrivaled distribution platforms and TriplePundit Brand Studio promote the environmental, social, governance (ESG) initiatives of leading companies, private equity firms, nonprofits and NGOs to a global audience. Learn more here.