One of the world's largest manufacturers of apparel and socks, Gildan employs close to 50,000 people in operations that include every step in the value chain from raw cotton to finished products. Inspired by our vision of Making Apparel Better™, we leverage our vertical integration, scale and investments in sustainable solutions to deliver value to all our stakeholders. We are governed by industry-leading Genuine Responsibility® CSR programs, that are firmly embedded in our long-term business strategy and recognized as a key factor in the Company's financial success and future growth.
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1 year ago
- The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.
1 year ago
- Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its Genuine ResponsibilityTM 2017 report now available on its new dedicated CSR website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, once again prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel BetterTM.
1 year ago
- The Leonardo Martínez Valenzuela Hospital received a donation of medical equipment for its surgery ward from Gildan, which was commemorated on April 6 by the First Lady of Honduras, Ana García de Hernández. The equipment, valued at more than US $520,000, for the new operating rooms at the healthcare center will provide free services to patients in the Northern Region of the country. This new surgical module is expected to perform more than 8,000 surgeries annually.
This donation provides the hospital, which has been operating in the city for more than 110 years, exclusive equipment to assist patients in need of pediatric and gynecological surgery. It will also allow them to improve medical attention of the brigades in these two areas of intervention.
1 year ago
- Gildan has been included in the 2018 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook for the sixth consecutive year. This year, the company received the Bronze Class distinction. RobecSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook is one of the world’s most comprehensive publications on corporate sustainability. The index has been built using a selection of criteria that best captures a company’s quality of management and its potential to create long-term value.
“We are proud, once again, to be a part of the RobecoSAM Yearbook in the category: Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry, knowing that over the years inclusion in the index became more difficult and only the top 15% of the companies within each industry are selected,” said Claudia Sandoval, VP, Corporate Citizenship, Gildan.