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Gildan Launches Its 2018 Genuine Responsibility™ Sustainability Report and Updated CSR Website

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September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) announces the release of its 15th Genuine Responsibility™ 2018 Sustainability report available on its dedicated website www.genuineresponsibility.com. This year’s report, prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Comprehensive option, highlights the Company’s 2018 results, key priorities and future commitments towards its vision of Making Apparel Better™.

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Johanna Sofía Toribio, Sewing Controller at Gildan

Debunking the stereotype of the accounting professional
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Johanna, Sewing Controller at Gildan, shares with us her passion for accounting and finance and what she wishes people knew about accounting professionals.

Q: What got you interested in finance as a career path?

The Better Choice: U.S. Cotton

Q&A with Marc Doyon, VP Commodities, Gildan talks about the benefits of U.S. cotton
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Marc Doyon, VP Commodities, Gildan Activewear talks about how sustainably-grown and ethically harvested U.S. cotton is the better choice.  

Q:  What do you feel are the benefits cotton offers as a fiber for garments?

The first thing is that cotton is a natural fiber and feels great on the skin. Cotton pulls moisture away from the skin on hot days and provides a soft, comfortable feel.  Being a natural fiber cotton also means it is biodegradable at the end of a t-shirt's life, so it becomes natural fertilizer and provides nutrients back to the soil.

Gaining Yarn-Spinning Efficiencies Through an Integrated Supply Chain

Q&A with Chuck Ward, President, Gildan Yarns
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Chuck Ward, President, Gildan Yarns talks about the benefits of integrating down its supply chain by owning its own yarn-spinning facilities. 

Q: Why does Gildan feel it is important to spin its own yarn?  What is the benefit to the Company?

Sustainability of Cotton: A United Effort

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Garry Bell, VP Corporate Marketing and Communications talks about the increasing collaboration among farmers, cotton associations, government and brands to continuously improve the footprint of growing cotton. 

Q: Do you feel that cotton is a more sustainable resource vs. synthetic fibers?

Gildan’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Activities Recognized With Building a Better World Award

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The Honduran Private Enterprise Council , Global Communities and Tegucigalpa Sur Rotary Club recognized Gildan with the Building a Better World award.

Gildan received the Building a Better World award for its corporate social responsibility program in support of Honduras' national focus on the prevention of HIV.

A Passion for eCommerce & Education: Q&A With Wilko Reinholz, Director of eCommerce

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Wilko Reinholz, a German native and avid world traveler, joined Gildan in Barbados just over one and a half years ago as Director of eCommerce, with the responsibility for overseeing the consumer experience and website optimization of the company’s brands.

Prior to joining Gildan, Wilko was living in Portland with his wife where he worked at adidas. In May 2017, the opportunity to build Gildan’s ecommerce presence came up and Wilko felt that it was just too good to say no. Without any hesitation, he and his wife packed their bags and embraced the adventure of moving to Barbados.

This Apparel Brand Transparently Shows You Who Made Your Clothes

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Throughout the month of April, millions of consumers took to social media to ask the question #whomademyclothes, helping ignite a global conversation about supply chain transparency. 

[VIDEO] Giving Your Clothes a Second Life

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The problem of apparel waste has become, with over 10.5 million tons dumped in landfills in North America every year.  There are many statistics quoted on the matter, but leave it to say that the vast majority of what we get rid of ends up in landfills, some say as high as 80%.

Love Your Clothes Longer

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As a result of many factors, we are consuming more clothing than at any time in human history, over 100 billion garments annually. Compared to 15 years ago, consumers buy three times more garments every year and keep them half as long. The environmental impacts of this are major, but not beyond our control. Studies show that just by keeping our clothes an extra nine months, we can reduce our carbon, water and waste footprint between 20% and 30%.

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