California, United States
VPL is a leading fashion activewear company, described by Forbes as the next Lululemon. VPL started with a rebelious concept: a line of fashion underwear to be worn as outerwear (VPL is an acronym for "visible panty line"). Over the years VPL added performance functionality as activewear in order to make the concept real. Today VPL's innovative products frequently adorn the covers of magazines, celebrities on stage, movie and TV, and sold in 25 countries to stores such as Barneys, Shopbop, Saks, Net a Porter, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, and Harvey Nichols. But VPL is more than just an activewear or a fashion label. Designed by women for women, VPL is a B Corporation certified smart fitness clothing company with mission to empower women to stay fit, healthy and educated through its long lasting, innovative products and its business activities.
Overall B Impact Score
Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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