Environmental Impact


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



The best resource for high quality secondhand clothing, shoes and handbags for women and kids.

Blue Jeans Go Green

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


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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