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BLOG: Everything You Heard About Cotton is Wrong!

Authored By Garry Bell, VP, Corporate Communications and Marketing at Gildan
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Recently, Cotton Inc. organized a workshop in New York City entitled “Everything You’ve Heard About Cotton is Wrong,” co-hosted by Sourcing Journal and moderated by Hertzman Media Group founder Edward Hertzman. Garry Bell, VP, Corporate Communications and Marketing at Gildan participated in a panel discussion during which many of the popular myths around the use of cotton where debunked.

Gildan: Supporting Women with Life Skills

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Gildan’s founders began manufacturing apparel more than 30 years ago in Canada, with a fundamental belief that owning its factories was the only way to ensure that products were better quality and always manufactured in the most responsible way. They also believed that true innovation and long term success would come from believing in its people, for it would be in their excellence and commitment that great things could be found.

Gildan Receives the FUNDAHRSE CSR Seal for the Ninth Consecutive Year

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For the ninth consecutive year, Gildan was the recipient of the FUNDAHRSE CSR Seal awarded by the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (Fundación Hondureña de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial - FUNDAHRSE). This year, 64 companies received the award, with Gildan being the longest standing recipient in the apparel sector.

Gildan Joins the Cotton LEADS™ Program

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MONTRÉAL, September 26th, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce that the company has joined the Cotton LEADS™ program.  This program is committed to the use of best practices and traceability in the cotton supply chain.

Gildan Recognizes 4,500 Students for Academic Excellence

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Gildan, in collaboration with the Education Ministry in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), recognized the academic achievement of more than 4,500 students through its sponsorship in the Educando program.

As part of this program, now in its eight year, Gildan plays an active role in contributing to elementary school activities for recognizing students’ academic excellence.

Gildan Included In the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

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MONTREAL, Thursday, September 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE), a global manufacturer and marketer of quality family apparel, announced today that the Company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for the fourth consecutive year. Gildan remains the only North American company in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry group listed in the DJSI World Index.  Gildan is also pleased this year to have been included for the first time in the DJSI North American Index.

Gildan Releases its 2015 Genuine Gildan® CSR Report

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Gildan’s 2015 corporate, social and environmental responsibility (CSR) report was released on the Company’s CSR dedicated website genuinegildan.com. Among other information, this year’s report highlights the results of Gildan’s 2010-2015 efforts in the area of environmental sustainability.

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Over the 2010-2015 period, Gildan achieved the following environmental results:

Gildan Releases its 2013 Web-Based Corporate Citizenship Report

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Montréal, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announced today it has released an updated version of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) website, GenuineGildan.com, presenting the Company’s CSR programs and achievements for the 2013 fiscal year.

Gildan Activewear Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

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Montréal, September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) today announced that the Company is one of only two North American companies to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods sector, with effect from September 23, 2013.

Ernst & Young Wins President's Volunteer Service Award; Gildan Launches New Website for Corporate Citizenship - CSR Minute for March 21, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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