Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has recognised World’s Most Ethical Companies of 2020. Overall 132 honorees are recognised spanning 21 countries and 51 industries.
Ethics and compliance programme, culture of ethics, corporate citizenship and responsibility, governance, leadership and reputation were the 5 weighted categories for this.
As far as apparel, retail and sourcing industry are concerned, H&M, VF Corp, Kohl’s and Connor ensure their space in the esteemed list.
VF Corp., the company behind active and workwear brands including Vans, The North Face, Timberland and Dickies, was recognised for the fourth consecutive year.
Delighted over the achievement, Steve Rendle, VF’s Chairman, President and CEO commented, “This recognition demonstrates the commitment shared by all our associates around the world to live with integrity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards.”
He added “As a purpose-led company that is powered by a performance-driven workforce, we are dedicated to continual improvement and leading by example, which we hope inspires others in our industry to do the same.”