VF Corporation, Vans' parent company, is continually ranked on FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. In 2011, VF ranked third overall among apparel companies and among the top three companies in the industry for people management, social responsibility, quality of management and innovation.
Fortune awards - Worlds Most Admired Companies and Top Companies for Leaders
FORTUNE magazine, Aon Hewitt and The RBL Group named VF Corporation, Vans' parent company, to its 2011 list of the Top Companies for Leaders in North America. VF ranked 17th in the region, climbing five spots from the rank achieved when the last "Top Companies" study was conducted in 2009. Companies were ranked based on strength of leadership practices, examples of developing leaders globally, business performance and company reputation.