American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today unveiled new sustainability goals through 2023 and beyond, which underscore the company’s purpose and values to make the world a better place for all of its stakeholders. Doing the right thing, continually innovating and caring about the global community is foundational to AEO’s culture. The company outlines its commitment to reduce energy and water within its production supply chain and to source more sustainable raw materials.
“At AEO we focus on youth and their optimism toward the future, so building a better world for generations to come is fundamental to our brands, values and purpose,” commented Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We pledge to accelerate sustainability improvements across our entire organization, and throughout the supply chain, holding ourselves accountable through the adoption of science-based targets. As a leading retailer, we are dedicated to working across the industry to create systemic changes in garment manufacturing.”
AEO’s Sustainability Goals:
AEO’s commitment to sustainability is ongoing and the company will continue to:
AEO Inc. is a member of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Better Cotton Initiative and pledged to the CanopyStyle Initiative. AEO is also engaging with the Science Based Targets Initiative to validate targets to mitigate the effects of climate change. For information and regular updates on AEO’s sustainability efforts, visit www.aeo-inc.com/sustainability.
About American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle® and Aerie® brands. Our purpose is to show the world that there’s REAL power in the optimism of youth. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Hong Kong, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle and Aerie merchandise also is available at more than 200 international locations operated by licensees in 25 countries. For more information, please visit www.aeo-inc.com.
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