After being ranked in Corporate Responsibility as one of the 30 least transparent companies in America for corporate responsibility, Abercrombie & Fitch responded by talking about the November 2009 launch of its A&F Cares website to illustrate its commitment to international human and labor rights and its focus on human rights, labor rights, and workplace safety.
- Headquarters: New Albany, Ohio
- Founding year: 1892
- Number of locations as of January 2011: 1,069 across the US, Canada, and Europe, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie, Hollister, Ruehl, and Gilly Hicks brands
- Q4 2010 revenue: $936 million
Michael Jeffries, chairman and CEO, said in his letter to the magazine, “We recognize that there is more we can do as a company and that being a good corporate citizen means being transparent. We believe we are making earnest strides to that end, and we are committed to continuing to raise our own bar, but we are also proud of the things we have already accomplished.”