Our disclosure accounts for 100% of Tier 11 facilities used by VF, approximately 70% of Tier 22 facilities measured by spend, and nearly 100% of Licensee Manufacturing Factories3 utilized by VF Brand Licensees for the period 2022’s Quarter 3 (July - September). Updated quarterly, the list fluctuates over time to reflect the seasonality of VF’s business and corresponding production. All factories must meet VF’s strict standards and adhere to our Global Compliance Principles. VF's Factory Compliance program continues to expand to cover VF’s Tier 2 factories. As of this publication, 301 Tier 2 factories have been audited under the VF Factory Compliance program, and Corrective Action Plans developed when required. VF’s supplier factory list will continue to expand on a regular basis.
1Tier 1 is defined as: Final product manufacturing and assembly facilities, as well as value-added operations subcontracted by Tier 1 vendors.
2Tier 2 is defined as: Facilities that supply our Tier 1 factories with textiles, leather, down, wool, polymers, trims, packaging, and hardware materials.
3Licensee Manufacturing Factory is defined as: A manufacturing and assembly factory contracted by a VF Brand Licensee to produce VF branded products.