VF Corporation has published its third Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Action (Idea) annual profile. Covering the company’s fiscal year 2021, the report defines the key strategic pillars that serve as the drivers and benchmarks for VF’s Idea goals.
By 2030, VF Corp intends to achieve gender parity at the director level and above globally, and 25 per cent BIPOC (black, indigenous and other people of color) representation in the US at the director level and above. During fiscal year 2021, VF saw growth against both goals, with those who identify as women comprising 41 per cent of the director and above population globally, and BIPOC associates representing 16 per cent of the director and above population in the US.
VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories. At the end of fiscal year 2021, the overall representation of women globally across all levels of VF’s workforce was 55 per cent. Similarly, BIPOC associates within the US across all levels, was also at 55 per cent. In addition, during fiscal year 2021, one-third of the company’s board of directors identified as women and 17 per cent identified as a member of the BIPOC community.