February 28, 2017. Originally published by Leon Kaye in Triple Pundit.
On Monday VF Corp., the $12 billion apparel company that includes brands such as Timberland, The North Face and Vans, announced what it describes as its first “Forest Derived Materials Policy.”
The company says these new guidelines will help drive its purchasing decisions to source more sustainable forest materials and products. The promise to increase what the company can do in order to reduce deforestation builds upon the responsible sourcing policies outlined in its most recent annual report.
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