The Value of our Differences is Significant

At VF, the diversity of our workforce makes a world of difference. Our respect for each other’s unique experiences, perspectives and skill sets is woven throughout the fabric of our culture and guides our actions.

We encourage our nearly 70,000 associates to bring their authentic selves to work every day, and our results show it; when we each feel valued for who we are and what we offer, we give our very best.

Our Vision

To foster diversity of thought and sustain an environment that turns individual differences into insights and capabilities that fuel VF’s growth.

Our values, practices and standards are ingrained in our culture of respect and inclusion that allows VF to:


the best, diverse talent from
around the world


employees in driving innovation to grow our brands and businesses


with and serve our global and diverse consumers


is the visible and invisible differences that shape our view of the world, our perspective and our approach. These differences include:

Identify Differences

Factors such as age, gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, personality traits, etc.

Acquired Differences

Life experiences acquired over time that shape our perspectives, who we are and how we view the world.

Cognitive Differences

How we think and make decisions, generate new ideas, etc.

Innovation Growth Profitability


Is the extent to which associates feel valued and included by the organization. Inclusion is embracing and leveraging diversity to drive ongoing innovation and business success.

"When people with different viewpoints, experiences and knowledge come together to solve problems, the end result is far better than if that same group lacked diversity of thinking."

Steve Rendle, President & CEO