28 Feb '17, 10am

Apparel Giant VF Corp. Launches Anti-Deforestation Policy

Apparel Giant VF Corp. Launches Anti-Deforestation Policy

VF is promising more sustainable materials in products such as its famous Vans. 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 . VF claims to partner with several NGOs including Canopy , a nonprofit that works with companies in many sectors, most notably in publishing and fashion. Canopy works with various companies such as H&M, Inditex/Zara, Levi’s, Sprint and Penguin-Random House to incorporate more sustainable raw materials i...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/02/vf-corp-anti-deforest...

Tweets

Report: Brexit provides opportunity for UK waste policy revamp

Report: Brexit provides opportunity for UK wast...

businessgreen.com 01 Mar '17, 12am

"Since 2000, the UK has made significant progress in the way we think about waste - boosting the level of recycling and cu...

Community forestry in #Guatemala boasts a near-zero deforestation rate for the past 20 years:

Community forestry in #Guatemala boasts a near-...

rainforest-alliance.org 27 Feb '17, 8pm

In honor of our 30th anniversary, the Rainforest Alliance’s Latin America director José Román Carrera looks back at our de...

Storm Calysta: @stormcalysta has worked with Ra...

charleskeith.com 10 Mar '17, 1pm

ABOUT CHARLES & KEITH Catered for the fashion forward, CHARLES & KEITH aims to inspire with the latest fashion trends. Enc...

HSBC overhauls deforestation policy after Green...

ethicalcorp.com 05 Mar '17, 12pm

More than 200,000 people signed a Greenpeace petition putting pressure on HSBC over its links to harmful palm oil corporat...