From her start as a Communications Advisor in one of our manufacturing plants in Honduras, Astrid relocated to Montreal, Quebec in 2013 to become the Manager of Internal Communications at Gildan’s Headquarters. This is the story of an inspiring young woman who grew professionally with Gildan and brings her strong understanding of manufacturing and the business to making an impact on how we communicate with employees globally.
Donia's Story - Meet the people behind Gildan apparel
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Meet Donia Isidean, our Director of Product Development & Sourcing, for our legwear division in Canada. Donia has spent over 16 years growing her passion for legwear, from product development, sourcing and purchasing to marketing and merchandising. Donia can tell you everything about socks and hosiery, right from choosing the yarn combination, to the final packaging steps.
For the fifth consecutive year, Gildan has qualified for inclusion in the 2017 RobeccoSAM Sustainability Yearbook, receiving the Bronze Class distinction this year for its strong sustainability performance. RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook is one of the world’s most comprehensive publications on corporate sustainability.
For the 11th year, Gildan supports the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (FAEQ) with the contribution of five scholarship bursaries to young athletes. The “Gildan Leadership Scholarship” is offered to student athletes who have not only distinguished themselves on the field and in the classroom, but who have also gone that extra step by playing leadership roles within their communities.
CHARLESTON, S.C., December 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan is proud to announce a donation of more than $33,000 to Susan G. Komen® Lowcountry, an organization that funds breast cancer research, community health initiatives, global outreach projects and public policy initiatives, in order to fight breast cancer on multiple fronts.
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Gildan’s Pink Tour takes action to raise awareness of breast cancer among women in its facilities in Central America and the Caribbean Basin. A program that began in 2010, the company developed an annual breast cancer awareness campaign to inform and equip their employees in the early detection and intervention in the fight against cancer.
MONTRÉAL, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL; TSX and NYSE) announced today that it is donating $50,000 to assist with the relief efforts in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. The funds will be distributed equally between two organizations – UNICEF and Americares, as each focuses its efforts on different areas of intervention. Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti earlier this month as a category four hurricane, resulting in extensive flooding and mudslides, damage to roads and infrastructure, and electricity and water shortages.
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.