Forest & Paper Products
Victoria’s Secret & Co. is committed to responsible sourcing of forest products. Our Forest Products Procurement Policy is written to reduce threats to ancient and endangered forests and to avoid products that contribute to deforestation or human rights abuses. We are committed to working with our suppliers to source forest products from certified forestry operations, preferably those that meet Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards.
Victoria’s Secret & Co. Forest Products Procurement Policy
In order to minimize our impact to the world's forests, we work with our suppliers to source paper products that include recycled content and/or are produced with pulp from certified forestry operations, preferably that meet FSC standards. Listed here is a summary of our commitments and the progress we've made.
Victoria’s Secret & Co.’s Forest Products Policy:
- Addresses the entire paper and forest products lifecycle; and
- Eliminates suppliers sourcing from endangered forests.
We are committed to:
- Not accepting paper sourced from endangered forests;
- Optimizing the use of FSC and Post-Consumer Waste (PCW) paper.
To demonstrate our commitments, we:
- Phased out paper procured from endangered forests; and
- In partnership with L Brands, contributed more than $1 million for research and advocacy related to protecting endangered forests.
As a result of some of our efforts, in December 2007 we were honored to receive the Boreal Stewardship Award from Canada's Boreal Leadership Council.
Man-Made Cellulosic Fibers
Victoria’s Secret & Co. is committed to responsible sourcing of man-made cellulosic fibers, including rayon, viscose, modal and lyocell. We continuously work with our suppliers in an effort to ensure that we do not knowingly source fabrics from ancient and endangered forests or sources that contribute to deforestation, the loss of High Conservation Value Forests or human rights abuses. We have confirmed that our suppliers source man-made cellulosic fibers produced from FSC-certified forestry operations or, where unavailable, from certified forestry operations sources that are independently verified to meet our policy, and have paid particular attention to avoid materials from regions where conflicts exist.
*Note: Victoria’s Secret & Co. is now a stand-alone company, but was apart of L Brands until Aug. 3, 2021