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Sustainability in 2020: A Year in Review at Gildan

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Gildan’s longstanding vision of Making Apparel Better® has guided the Company in managing every aspect of its business. Given its strong foundation of sustainable and ethical practices, Gildan has continued to prioritize sustainability in 2020.

Gildan Receives Its 13th FUNDAHRSE Seal for ESG Work in Honduras

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MONTREAL, December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announced today that it is once again a recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Seal by the Fundación Hondureña de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial (FUNDAHRSE) in Honduras. This is the 13th consecutive year that Gildan receives this award.

Supporting Employee Wellness Beyond the Workplace

Gildan’s employee wellness programs for mental health
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Gildan’s commitment to employee wellness and health covers a broad scope of Company actions, including those aimed at supporting employees by encouraging healthy lifestyles through Gildan’s various employee wellness programs. As part of this effort, Gildan introduced its Saving Our Family program, an initiative designed to help employees embrace personal growth and take hold of their lives by providing them with mental health support through counselling and other resources.

Gildan Listed on the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Eighth Consecutive Year

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MONTREAL, November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announced today that it has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. This marks Gildan’s eighth consecutive year of inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing the Company’s success and commitment in areas related to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices. Gildan is the only apparel manufacturer to be included in the North American index.

Gildan's Annual Breast Cancer Prevention & Awareness Campaign Goes Virtual

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For the last ten years, Gildan’s annual “Pink Tour” campaign has helped raise awareness of breast cancer among thousands of women in its facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin. This annual event, which is a staple among Gildan’s health prevention campaigns, is in fact one of the most anticipated events of the year among its employee base. Despite strict social distancing measures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, Gildan was determined to keep this important health awareness and prevention campaign going for its employees in a safe manner.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Distribution at Gildan

Gildan explains their final step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

After t-shirts have been sewn and inspected for quality during step three, they are finally ready to be packaged and distributed to customers, designers, and brands all around the globe.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Sewing at Gildan

Gildan explains their third step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Textiles at Gildan

Gildan explains their second step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Manufacturing Unveiled: Yarn-Spinning at Gildan

Gildan explains their first step behind making a t-shirt
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This article is part of a series dedicated to walking readers through the steps behind Gildan’s t-shirt-making process. View the entire series here.

Yarn-spinning is the first step in transforming raw materials into garments. The first part of this process, cotton – primarily sourced from the U.S. – is converted into a yarn that is strong and flexible enough to be knit into t-shirts, underwear, socks, and other essential garments produced at Gildan.

Manufacturing Unveiled: The Making of a T-shirt

Gildan’s mini-series showcases the steps behind the making of their classic t-shirts
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Today, t-shirts have become one of the most popular wardrobe essentials, but behind the simple tee are complex global supply chains responsible for manufacturing them, and they can often be difficult to understand.

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