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.
Q&A with Claudia Sandoval, Vice-President of Corporate Citizenship at Gildan
Since its beginnings, Gildan has operated on the principle that it is possible to make high-quality and durable apparel manufactured responsibly for people, for the environment, and for the communities in which it operates. That thinking has pushed the Company to innovate sustainably over the years, guided by Gildan’s ESG strategies that support value-creation for all its stakeholders.
An overview of Gildan’s 2021 ESG achievements and milestones
Gildan’s longstanding vision of Making Apparel Better® has guided the organization in managing every aspect of its business. With the help of the Company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) program, Gildan has been taking steps to make positive impacts over the years by introducing effective programs for employee wellness and health, as well as organizing numerous sustainability initiatives and community engagement efforts across the regions where the Company operates.
MONTREAL, November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce that it has again been included on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), one of the world's leading ESG performance rankings for publicly traded companies. This marks Gildan's ninth consecutive year of inclusion since the Company first made the index in 2013.