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Gildan and World Vision Strengthen Partnership to Deliver Sustainable Education Intervention Program at 1,200 Schools in Honduras

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With a new investment of more than US $170,000 signed earlier this year, Gildan and World Vision Honduras are enhancing their existing partnership and will collaborate to diligently strengthen World Vision’s sustainable education intervention program in 1,200 schools in Honduras.  

Hear Her Story: Q&A with Champa Akter, Sewing Superintendent at Gildan

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We sat down with Champa, one of our sewing superintendents at our Dhaka factory to look back at her seventeen-year career at the Company. From starting out as a Quality Inspector to growing into her role as a team leader, Champa shares her story, her personal milestones and the environment she creates for her team on the factory floor. Here is her story:

Can you start off by telling us what you do at Gildan?

Gildan Launches Third Annual Fundraising Campaign in Canada With Centraide

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Gildan is excited to launch its third consecutive Centraide fundraising campaign within its Montreal offices. The funds raised during this campaign will help to support over 350 community agencies in the Greater Montreal area that work to support youth success, take care of the essentials, break social isolation and build caring communities.

How Early Detection Saves Lives: Breast Cancer Prevention at the Forefront During the Month of October

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Gildan’s Pink Tour incites employees to get involved in the fight against breast cancer through early detection and intervention.

In honour 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.  

Engels Borjas, Manager of Occupational Health at Gildan, discusses why the Pink Tour event has grown in popularity over the years, and how progress is being made in early detection.

Partnering Across Sectors to Shape the Future of Cotton

Celebrating World Cotton Day
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In honor of the first World Cotton Day organized by the World Trade Organization, Marc Doyon, Vice President Commodities at Gildan talks about the important industry partnerships that have helped shape the reputation of US cotton as an increasingly sustainable fiber.

Q.  What are the advantages of cotton for making garments?

For the consumer, cotton is a natural fiber that offers a soft, comfortable feel which is breathable. On hot days, it pulls moisture away from the skin and allows the body to better regulate its temperature.

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Caterina Nardi, Accounting Clerk

On living life differently and enjoying the little things
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Caterina, Account Clerk for Gildan in Montreal, Canada was diagnosed with cancer in December 2018. Shortly after she went on leave, underwent two surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy, but none of it has gotten her down. In fact, she’s more positive than ever. Here’s her story:

Tell me a bit about yourself?

I have two daughters, one is thirteen and the other eight years old. The older one is an angel, but the youngest is feisty! I have a wonderful husband and something most people don’t know about me is that I also have a twin brother.

Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A With Erika Carrillo Lopez, HR Generalist at Gildan

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This week marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month in the United States. In honor of this event, we interviewed Erika Carrillo Lopez who works at our yarn-spinning facility in Salisbury, North Carolina to find out about her career growth at the company and what her heritage means to her.

Can you share your journey and how you came to live in North Carolina?

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™.

Gildan’s Genuine Responsibility Program Officially Launches Its Instagram Account

Gildan announces the launch of an account dedicated to its social and environmental responsibility programs on the photo-sharing platform Instagram.
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Gildan Activewear Inc. has launches it very own Instagram account dedicated to its corporate social responsibility program, Genuine Responsibility™.

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?

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