Gildan Activewear manufactures everyday basic apparel and is one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton.
The company has joined the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol with its portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel® and Comfort Colors®. The firm is one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton, which represents the majority of the fiber used in Gildan’s products.
MONTREAL, June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes Gildan Activewear and their portfolio of company-owned brands, including Gildan®, Alstyle®, American Apparel®, and Comfort Colors®, as members. The Company serves as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of everyday basic apparel, and it is also one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton, which represents the majority of the fiber used in Gildan’s products.
Gildan and World Vision Honduras have signed onto another two-year partnership, effectively locking in what will soon be a decade-long collaborative effort to support communities in Honduras. In this next phase, Gildan has committed USD $175,000 toward a Children’s Education and Transformation program, bringing Gildan’s investment to over USD $600,000 since the partnership began.
Q&A with German Reyes, Senior Manager of Social Compliance at Gildan
Employee safety, workplace equity, and the protection of human rights – each are key components to determining a company’s commitment to ethical and responsible practices. But how exactly are businesses making sure that their supply chains are living up to these standards?
For the fifth year in a row, Gildan is participating in the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign for Fashion Revolution Week. This year, Gildan is introducing curious customers to one of its Production Supervisors in Honduras, Milenny Sosa, alongside some of her staff with behind-the-scenes footage to show what it’s like to work on the factory floor of its San Antonio sewing facility.
Q&A with Karla Schoenfeld, Director of Marketing at Gildan
In the printwear channel, the beginning of the year is synonymous with trade show season, but in 2020 and 2021, everything is different. Trade show exhibitions have been forced to move online amid the continuity of the COVID-19 pandemic, forgoing, for the time being, face-to-face interactions.
MONTREAL, February 15, 2021,/3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) has reinforced its position as a sustainable leader in apparel manufacturing with a ninth-consecutive recognition in The Sustainability Yearbook, an award that distinguishes the world’s highest performing sustainable companies. This year, Gildan was awarded a Silver Class distinction, which recognizes that the Company’s ESG score is within 1% to 5% of the industry’s highest performing companies.
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’s employee wellness programs for mental health
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’s “It’s in Our Hands” campaign educates and empowers employees to slow the spread of COVID-19
Since the onset of the pandemic, one of Gildan’s main priorities has been the health and well-being of its employees and their families around the world. But while health and safety has always been of great importance at Gildan, it is even more so during these times of uncertainty surrounding the continued spread of COVID-19.