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VF Corporation sets 1.5C science-based targets

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VF Corporation – the fashion giant behind brands including Vans, The North Face and Timberland – has set new science-based emissions targets in line with the Paris Agreement’s 1.5C trajectory.

Image: The North Face

Unveiled to coincide with COP25 in Madrid, VF Corporation’s latest sustainability report contains new targets around emissions and materials, as well as providing updates on the business’s 2018 highlights.

The new emissions targets commit VF Corporation to reduce its Scope 1 (direct) and Scope 2 (power-related) emissions by 55% by 2030, against a 2017 baseline, and to cut Scope 3 (indirect) emissions by 30% within the same timeframe.

On the latter of these targets, the firm will focus its efforts on three large sources of emissions: materials, sourcing

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