NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], parent company of iconic internationally and nationally known brands including TOMMY HILFIGER, CALVIN KLEIN, Van Heusen, ARROW and IZOD, today announced it was ranked No. 1 among apparel companies and No. 48 overall on CR (Corporate Responsibility) Magazine’s 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The ranking recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) performance of public companies across the United States.
“We are proud to receive this honor and be recognized as a leader in our industry,” said Emanuel (Manny) Chirico, Chairman and CEO, PVH Corp. “As one of the world’s largest apparel companies, we recognize our responsibility to address our social and environmental impacts and contribute to a fair healthy future for all. Further, we acknowledge our great opportunity to make positive impacts – from source to store – by empowering the people in our value chain, preserving the environment and supporting our communities.”
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List documents 260 ESG data points of disclosure and performance measures – harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. The list ranks the companies in the Russell 1000 Index.
“CR Magazine is proud to present the only ESG ranking list that doesn't rely on self-reporting,” said Dave Armon, publisher of CR Magazine. “Each year, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking measures the success of the Brands Taking Stands movement by celebrating the most successful, most transparent companies that report on their responsible practices. We congratulate those honored on this year's list for their commitment to corporate responsibility.”
PVH’s Corporate Responsibility program is structured with ten commitments across three key focus areas: empowering people; preserving the environment; and supporting communities. The commitments support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, covering issues such as building safety, chemical management, greenhouse gases, inclusion and diversity, and supporting the needs of women and children. Visit PVH.com/responsibility to learn more about PVH’s commitment to Corporate Responsibility.
For access to the full 100 Best Corporate Citizens list visit http://www.thecro.com.
About PVH Corp.
With a history going back over 135 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 36,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and nearly $9 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s, Olga and Geoffrey Beene brands, as well as the digital-centric True & Co. intimates brand, and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.
*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.
About Corporate Responsibility Magazine:
3BL Media is the publisher of CR Magazine (www.thecro.com), the leading voice of the corporate responsibility profession and the publisher of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking. Together with the Corporate Responsible Association, CR Magazine presents COMMIT!Forum, Oct. 23-25, 2018, at MGM National Harbor, just outside Washington, D.C. The theme is Brands Taking Stands – The Long View.