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Our Stakeholders

Collaborating to drive company and industry improvements

We stay in close contact with a diverse set of stakeholders to understand their perspectives on key environmental, social and governance issues. Their insights help us refine our priorities and develop meaningful policies, initiatives and goals that address the issues facing our business, the planet, our customers, employees, investors, and suppliers as well as the communities where we operate. The time we spend consulting and collaborating with our stakeholders is valuable. These are just some of the ways we engage with them:


Wholesale and Licensee Partners


Shareholders and Prospective Shareholders

Suppliers and Supply Chain Workers

NGOs, Brands and Industry-Wide Coalitions

Key Memberships and Partnerships

Our memberships and partnerships are key to our success. Below are some of the organizations we engage with, either through direct participation or by adding our voice and support as a signatory.

Organization Focus Area Nature of Relationship Year Joined
Accounting for Sustainability General Sustainability Founding Member and Chair, U.S. Chapter 2019
AIM European Brands Association Business association Participant 2019
AmCham China Business association Participant 2013
AmCham Hong Kong Business association Participant 2010
American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) Industry association Member 1953
Apparel and Footwear International RSL Management (AFIRM) Group Chemicals Founding member, Steering committee member and Participant 2004
Better Cotton Initiative Raw materials Member 2010
BSR General sustainability Member 1993
Business Roundtable (BRT) Business association Participant 2020
Canopy Planet Sustainable forestry Signatory 2014
Ceres BICEP Climate change (policy) Founding member, Steering committee member 2009
Ceres Company Network General sustainability Member 2013
Clean Production Action Chemicals Sponsor 2021
Ellen MacArthur Foundation Jeans Redesign Project Circularity Member 2021
European Branded Clothing Alliance (EBCA) Public policy (Europe) Founding member 2007
Fashion for Good Sustainability innovation Member 2020
Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) Chemicals Sponsor 2013
Haas Center for Responsible Business Academic institution/general sustainability Sponsor, Senior Advisory Board member 2003
ILO/IFC Better Work Tripartite initiative Member 2005
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Compliance Silver Member 2019
Leather Working Group Sustainable leather production Member 2021
National Retail Federation (NRF) Industry association Participant 2003
Open to All Non-discrimination campaign Member 2018
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Industry association Board member (CEO) 2017
Social & Labor Convergence Program (SLCP) Supply chain Signatory 2015
Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) General sustainability Founding member 2010
Textile Exchange Raw materials Member 2019
The Conference Board Chief Privacy Officer Council Compliance Participant 2019
UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action Climate change Signatory 2018
UN Global Compact General sustainability Signatory 2006
UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate Water stewardship Member 2008
U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol Sustainable cotton Board member 2021
U.S. Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) Industry association Board member (VP, Public Affairs) 1992
Water Resilience Coalition Water Founding member 2020
World Federation of Advertisers Business Member 2020
ZDHC Foundation Chemicals Founding brand, board member 2011