NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$pvh #ceaaction—PVH
Corp. today announced it has joined the growing coalition of
companies pledging to advance inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
Emanuel (Manny) Chirico, PVH Chairman and Chief Executive, has joined
more than 350 CEOs that have come together for the CEO Action for
Diversity & Inclusion™.
By signing onto this commitment, PVH is pledging to take action to
cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are
welcomed and respected and where associates feel encouraged to have open
and honest dialogue. The collective of more than 350 signatories have
already shared best practices, exchanging tangible learning
opportunities and creating collaborative conversations via the
initiative’s unified hub, CEOAction.com.
“Fostering an inclusive workplace is not only the right thing to do, it
also makes business sense,” said Mr. Chirico. “I am proud to sign this
important pledge and continue our Company’s journey toward creating an
inclusive environment where every individual is valued.”
PVH is committed to investing in and supporting its associates in
reaching their full potential, which is rooted in the Company’s Core
Values: individuality, partnership, passion, integrity and
accountability. PVH promotes fair talent practices that are free from
bias, help associates learn about the benefits of inclusion and
diversity, and develop diverse future leaders through business resource
groups, voluntary, associate-led affinity groups that aim to foster
inclusion in support of business goals. To learn more about the
Company’s Inclusion & Diversity efforts, visit
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is cultivating a new
type of ecosystem centered on collaboration and sharing. The actions,
available via CEOAction.com,
showcase real-life examples of the open and transparent conversations to
cultivate more diverse and inclusive workplace environments. The
addition of new signatories expands the impact of this work beyond the
office to communities and industries.
“We are so proud that we are continuing to build momentum and support
for the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ across companies,
industries, and regions. This collaboration expands our reach and brings
in unique values, actions and perspectives to continue to raise the bar
for the entire business community,” said Tim Ryan, U.S. Chairman and
Senior Partner of PwC and chair of the steering committee for the CEO
Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.
Organizations joining the pledge are taking a step towards effecting
positive change. An inclusive and diverse workforce facilitates
community, but also drives innovation and creativity. A study
found that 85 percent of those surveyed reported that diversity is a key
component to fostering innovation.
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 35,000 associates
operating in over 40 countries and over $8 billion in annual
revenues. We own the iconic CALVIN
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
*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and
the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.
About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™
CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest
CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within
the workplace. Bringing together more than 350 CEOs of America’s leading
organizations, the commitment outlines actions that participating
companies pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse
perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel
comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where
best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations.
The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is led by a
steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US,
The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, New York
Life, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents 85 industries,
all 50 US States, and millions of employees globally. Learn more at CEOAction.com
and connect with us on Facebook: CEO
Action for Diversity & Inclusion and Twitter: @CEOAction.
Dana Perlman, 212-381-3502
Senior Vice President
Business Development and Investor Relations