Gildan is pleased to share that as part of its Next Generation ESG strategy, the Company has signed an agreement with the Santo Domingo Water Fund (FASD), and is investing USD $40,000 to help conserve the Ozama Alto Basin, one of the five major river basins in the Dominican Republic, and the main source of water for the city of Santo Domingo as well as its surrounding communities.
Gildan is pleased to share that the Company has signed an 18-month long partnership with World Vision Bangladesh representing an investment of US $52,000 to support the economic empowerment of women in the community. The investment will be used to provide training to women who wish to enhance their ability to manage their personal finances.
With an ESG journey spanning over two decades, Gildan is more than familiar with what it takes to keep up with and advance labour and environmental standards in the apparel industry. Gildan’s ESG practices are based on respect for the human rights of its people, which includes worker health and safety, their overall wellbeing, freedom of association, and more.
Q&A with Esther Hackett, Vice President of Human Resources at Gildan
With the recent launch of Gildan’s Next Generation ESG strategy and future targets, we wanted to sit down with a member of Gildan’s leadership team on one of the Company's most important areas of focus – respect for people.
Gildan recently announced the launch of Gildan Respects™, a new global positioning and creative campaign to support the communication of Gildan’s "Next Generation” ESG strategy and future targets. This initiative unites Gildan’s ESG communications and marketing under one global message to further elevate the appeal of Gildan’s responsibly-made apparel.
Apparel maker Gildan keeps a keen eye on its supply chain in line with its long-standing commitment to respect people and transparency
Gildan is participating in Fashion Revolution’s #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign, a global transparency movement to recognize the workers who make our clothes. By centering their campaign around people, Fashion Revolution, a UK NGO, aims to make people aware of the behind-the-scenes activity of the clothing industry and increase awareness around the importance of transparency in complex supply chains.
MONTREAL, March 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce the launch of Gildan Respects™, a global positioning of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) program and creative campaign supporting the Company’s “Next Generation ESG” strategy which was unveiled earlier this year. Uniting all ESG communications and marketing under one global message, Gildan Respects™ aims to reinforce the appeal of Gildan's approach to making apparel products.