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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.

Gildan Partners with The Salvation Army to Support Victims of Hurricane Harvey with a Donation of Essential Clothing Items

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MONTREAL, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gildan announced today that it is donating a shipment of basic clothing items, including underwear and socks, to those forced to evacuate their homes because of the continued rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Gildan has partnered with The Salvation Army to distribute the donated goods, which has over 250 volunteers and staff on the ground and distribution logistics in place to aid residents displaced by the devastating floods.

Gildan Supports JCPenney Pair Up Giving Promotion Through its Gold Toe® Brand

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MONTREAL, August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gildan has partnered with JCPenney  to donate a free pair of socks to children in need for every pair of Gold Toe® socks sold at JCPenney’s through this special buy one, give one promotion. In total, Gildan has committed to donate up to 100,000 pairs of socks to those in need through the back-to-school Pair Up promotion.

Gildan Releases Its 2016 CSR Report

Operating responsibly and integrating sustainable solutions to drive success
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MONTREAL, June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/– Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) has released its 2016 corporate, social and environmental responsibility (CSR) report on the Company’s dedicated CSR website genuinegildan.com. The report is aligned with the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, offering a comprehensive online review on the progress of Gildan’s commitments to its people, communities, the environment and products. 

Tips to Help Your Clothes Last Longer and Reduce Your Footprint

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Did you know that the consumer use of products is the largest contributor to the environmental footprint of almost all the products you buy? A recent study by researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's Industrial Ecology Program1 found that consumer’s impact on the environment after the purchase of products such as clothing was responsible for more than 60 percent of that product’s greenhouse gas emissions and up to 80 percent of water use.

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