Clothing giant VF Corporation adopts sustainable forestry policy
Original story at Conservation news• 3 mentions • 4 months ago
Conservation news 4 months ago
U.S.-based clothing conglomerate VF Corporation has adopted its first-ever forestry policy, aimed at eliminating deforestation and human rights abuses from its supply chain. The policy, announced late last month, lays out purchasing guidelines for materials that go into the company’s clothing and packaging, especially wood pulp, paper, and wood-based fabrics like rayon and viscose. It also commits VF Corp to using products made with recycled fiber whenever possible, and to promoting the use of Forest Stewardship Council-certified paper and fiber when sourcing virgin materials. VF Corp owns such brands as The North Face, Timberland, Vans, and Wrangler, and is said ...