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Gildan's Sustainable Innovations Featured on Science Channel's New Show Tomorrow's World Today

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Gildan is excited to be featured on the Science Channel’s new program, Tomorrow’s World Today, in an episode airing at 8:30am E.T. on Sunday May 6th. The show hosted by Tamara Krinsky, Emmy award-winning actress, writer and broadcast host and George Davison, co-creator of the show, is a cutting-edge television series exploring innovations in technology and sustainability. The program travels the world in search of innovative pioneers who are creating new ways to utilize technological advancements towards a more sustainable future. 

Join Gildan in Working Towards Making Apparel Better

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We all share in the responsibility of protecting the planet.   Research reveals that 24% of the water and 54% of the energy consumed over the complete life-cycle of a t-shirt happens in the average family home.

As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of apparel, Gildan is integrating sustainable solutions in many facets of its business to reduce its footprint.  The Company uses bacteria, sunlight and gravity within its BioTop lagoons to treat wastewater and repurposes agricultural and factory waste as a carbon neutral fuel in its BioMass systems.

Gildan Participates in the #whomademyclothes Campaign

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For the second year, Gildan is participating in the #whomademyclothes campaign from Fashion Revolution, a global movement working to unite people and organisations to change the way our clothes are sourced, produced and consumed. The organisation is committed to enhancing sustainability and social impacts of the industry and elevating transparency in the entire fashion supply chain.

Gildan Supports the Leonardo Martínez Hospital in Honduras With Donation of Medical Equipment

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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.

Gildan Celebrates Female Mentors on International Women's Day (Video)

Women leaders at Gildan share their experiences of having a female mentor
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For International Women’s Day, we asked three women in leadership positions at Gildan to share their experience of having strong female mentors in their careers.

Video features:

Linda Fittler, Vice-President, Merchandising and Marketing

Nathalie Giarrusso, Director, Global Organizational Development

Karla Euceda, Chief, Chemical Environment

Click here to watch the video.

 

Gildan Launches Speaker Series on Women’s Leadership With Sylvia Montero

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Starting in the fall of 2017, Gildan launched a women’s leadership series featuring inspirational and empowering stories shared by successful women. These sessions were designed to foster the development of Gildan’s employees, but even more importantly to emphasize women’s unique and important place in society.

Making Apparel Better™ - Gildan Recognizes Young Athletes for Excellence in Sports, Academics and Community Leadership

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For the 12th year, Gildan is proud to be a partner of the Foundation for Athletes of Excellence in Québec (FAEQ) in recognizing outstanding student athletes that combine strong athletic performances with excellent academic results. For the past several years Gildan has sponsored the Leadership Category which adds an extra dimension for students that demonstrate leadership skills in creating community based programs that deliver a benefit to society.

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

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MONTREAL, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations.

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

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MONTREAL, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations.

Meet Gildan's Entrepreneurial Employees

Gildan Gastro Bazar showcases family businesses run by our employees
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Gildan’s Gastro Bazar showcased the flourishing businesses of over 23 Gildan employees;   entrepreneurs who have built and managed their own businesses outside of their work at Gildan. Over 700 employees attended the event, generating great exposure and creating potential customers for these growing businesses. Entry proceeds from the event were donated towards rehabilitation of a colleague injured in a car accident. Watch the video to learn just what they do.

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