Environmental Impact

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Environmental Impact

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. recognizes the importance of environmental stewardship. We’re committed to advancing environmental initiatives in our internal practices by increasing education and awareness throughout our partnership base and through collaboration with the communities where we make and sell our products.

On behalf of the customers, associates, stockholders and the communities we serve, we strive to continually reduce the environmental impact of our global business. A&F Co.’s commitment to reduce its environmental impact is aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals 6, 7, 12, 13, 15 and 17.

Our Approach

A&F Co.’s commitment to minimizing its environmental impact in our operations and products is aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals 6, 7, 12, 13, 15 and 17. We have processes and programs in place to ensure compliance and promote stewardship throughout the supply chain.

Compliance

All business partners are contractually required to adhere to our Vendor Code of Conduct.

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Operations

We’re dedicated to minimizing the impact of our operations on the environment through various initiatives and partnerships.

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Products

We’re working to lessen our impact on the environment through sourcing more sustainable materials.

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Impact Areas

Chemical Management

We require our suppliers to properly use, store and dispose of chemicals in the manufacturing process.

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Climate & Energy

We’re committed to investing in renewable energy and reducing GHG emissions.

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Supply Chain

We partner with our supply chain to minimize the environmental impact of the manufacturing process.

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Waste

We’re committed to managing and reducing waste sent to landfills from our operations.

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Water

We’re implementing water stewardship and conservation practices in our operations and across our supply chain.

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Programs that Make a Difference

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ThredUp

The best resource for high quality secondhand clothing, shoes and handbags for women and kids.
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Blue Jeans Go Green

Keeps textile waste out of landfills and helps build communities around the country.
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How2Recycle

A standardized labeling system that clearly communicates recycling instructions to the public.

Martex Fiber

Keeps textile waste out of landfills and recycles materials into new uses
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Hear from the Team

  • There’s an incredible number of opportunities within Transportation and Supply Chain to do better and make a big difference. In my role, I hope to help A&F Co. reach new targets o sustainable transport with greener, carbon neutral solutions.Alessandro VecchiInternational Supply Chain