MONTREAL, Quebec, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) is announcing the opening of a newly refurbished community park in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, which was inaugurated yesterday by President Juan Orlando Hernández, Gildan representatives and members of the community. This park is the largest in the city, and second largest in the country, providing a modern, multi-sport recreational space to unite families and promote sporting activity as part of the “Parques para una Vida Mejor” (Better Life Parks) program.
Follow the path from cotton to end consumer, to see how owning its supply chain helps Gildan take care of the employees who make its apparel, positively contribute to local communities and reduce its environmental footprint.
Gildan has been included in the 2018 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook for the sixth consecutive year. This year, the company received the Bronze Class distinction. RobecSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook is one of the world’s most comprehensive publications on corporate sustainability. The index has been built using a selection of criteria that best captures a company’s quality of management and its potential to create long-term value.
Gildan’s ownership of its facilities provides it with oversight and control over almost every stage of the production process – starting with the spinning of USA cotton into yarn, to textile production, sewing and finally distribution. This vertical integration allows the company to uncover efficiencies while ensuring safe and healthy work environments for its employees, sustainable solutions in its operations and valuable contributions to its communities.
El Gastro Bazar de Gildan presenta negocios familiares administrados por nuestros empleados
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El Gastro Bazar de Gildan exhibió los florecientes negocios de más de 23 empleados de la Compañía; emprendedores que han construido y administrado sus propios negocios fuera de su trabajo en Gildan. Más de 700 empleados asistieron al evento, generando una importante exposición y creando clientes potenciales para estas empresas en crecimiento. Los ingresos de entrada del evento fueron donados para la rehabilitación de un compañero lesionado en un accidente automovilístico.
Vea el video para aprender sobre los negocios de nuestros empleados emprendedores.
The CSR seal recognizes Honduran companies that demonstrate leading practices related to corporate social responsibility
Gildan was once again a recipient of the FUNDAHRSE CSR Seal awarded by the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE) for the 10th consecutive year. This year, 65 companies received the award, with Gildan being the only apparel company to receive this distinction 10 years in a row.
Promoting the importance of literacy and celebrating Canada's rich literary wealth
For the sixth year, Gildan partners with The Word On The Street, Canada's largest open-air book and magazine festival, promoting Canadian literature and the fight against illiteracy. Gildan is pleased to be a sponsor of the festival, which will be held in Toronto on September 24.
RIO NANCE, Honduras, May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Gildan has been recognized with a Distintivo ESR® 2017 award for the second consecutive year, presented by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi) and the Alliance for Corporate Social responsibility (AliaRSE) to companies in Latin America that meet their designated standards in the strategic areas of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
It's no secret that apparel manufacturing and the consumer use of apparel have a strong connection to water.
As a vertically-integrated apparel manufacturer that is committed to sustainable operations, Gildan understands that our operations have a direct impact on the environment and that we need to continuously look for new ways to reduce our footprint, through improved water-use efficiencies or water recycling initiatives.
Gildan is proud to announce the donation and inauguration of the external newborn ward at Mario C. Rivas Hospital in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The facility provides advanced care with specialized equipment and medical services to infants from the local community as well as the surrounding region. The inauguration took place on April 6, 2017 in the presence of the First Lady, Ana de Hernandez and Honduran Health Secretary, Delia Rivas.