With a global workforce that spans more than 70,000 associates and a worldwide customer base, VF's ability to meet the needs of both audiences is imperative to our future success. Our goal to maintain an inclusive culture will help us build a diverse talent pipeline and allow us to better serve our consumers around the world.
EIDC / GWAC
Internally, we have created our Executive Inclusion and Diversity Council (EIDC) to help guide our global I&D Strategy by building and maintaining a highly inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our associates and understanding the multicultural marketplace. The EIDC is led by our CEO and includes business leaders from around the world.
Our Global Women’s Activation Council (GWAC) was formed to support our commitment to achieve gender parity throughout our senior leadership by 2030. The GWAC strives to help VF become an employer of choice by being a force for change for issues impacting women, investing in the growth and development of women within our company, and creating opportunities for women to lead around the world.
Employee Resource Groups as a Strategy
We encourage and sponsor a growing amount of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) around the globe that build on our inclusion and diversity strategy, while helping the company achieve its business objectives. These networks are open to all associates and promote advocacy, mentorship, support, education and individual professional development. Our current ERGs include: