At the launch of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)'s new 'GreenUp' initiative, conceived to bring the Green Economy closer to Europeans, fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood unveiled a Tree-shirt to raise funds for re-connecting Europe's forests. The shirts were donated by the Anvil Eco T-Shirt Collection- and each shirt includes a Shirt Scan- Code with additional information on the GreenUp programme.
Shirt Scan™ mobile technology allows attendees to view exclusive concert content
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - Aug. 15, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear is a proud sponsor of Farm Aid 2011 whose mission is to build a vibrant family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. The concert will feature six exclusive Farm Aid designs on Anvil Knitwear t-shirts featuring Texas cotton from organic and transitional growers.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK - July 7, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear today announced that Heather Stefani has joined the sportswear company as Executive Vice President of Marketing, directly reporting to President and CEO Anthony Corsano. In her new leadership role, Ms. Stefani will be responsible for directing Anvil's corporate and product marketing programs, building overall brand awareness, and managing communications and promotional activities.
Apparel’s third annual Sustainability All Stars program found five companies, including Anvil Knitwear, determined to drive difference for people and planet — bringing profits along for the ride.
Winners were chosen based not on specific criteria in particular categories, such as use of organic materials, energy policy, wastewater management, recycling initiatives or social issues, but for demonstrating a commitment toward making their businesses more sustainable in specific ways, and a plan to continue down that path.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK - May 12, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear received Best First Time Report for its CSR Report for the North American competition sponsored by Ceres and the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) at the Ceres conference in Oakland, California. Anvil's report is available at www.anvilcsr.com.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - February 9, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear, a century-old apparel brand, today announced that it has joined the fast-growing Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition. Anvil becomes the 20th member of BICEP, a group of major American companies committed to working with businesses and policymakers to enact meaningful energy and climate policies.
Ceres and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) announced the shortlist of candidate reports for the Ceres-ACCA North American Sustainability Reporting Awards. Of the 98 sustainability reports received, 17 were selected for further consideration by the judges’ panel that meets next month. The final winners will be announced at the Ceres Annual Conference on May 11-12th in Oakland, Calif.