Hanes plants in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Thailand and Vietnam increased energy efficiency by 18 percent to achieve EPA Challenge for Industry Status
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI) announced today that five additional company manufacturing plants have earned U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Challenge for Industry awards by reducing energy use by an average 18 percent.
Employees also donate non-perishable food items and volunteer for a day of service
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands announced today that the company and its employees raised $2.4 million for the United Way of Forsyth County and surrounding communities, as well as donating food items and volunteer hours to community agencies as part of its award-winning campaign.
The United Way of North Carolina awarded Hanes with its Spirit of North Carolina Award for campaign excellence, the fourth consecutive Spirit Award and ninth total earned by Hanes and its employees.
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Ranked Hanes No. 4 Overall for Adoption Benefits and No. 1 in the Consumer Products Category
October 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - HanesBrands has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption for the fifth consecutive year. HanesBrands was ranked No. 4 overall and No. 1 in the consumer products industry on the foundations’ 2015 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a leading global basic apparel company, announced today that it has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and its medical professionals with the company’s first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.
Great Place to Work Institute Recognizes Company’s Operations in El Salvador, Honduras and the Dominican Republic Based on Employee Comments and Workplace Practices
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia, has been honored by the Great Place to Work Institute for its workplace practices in its El Salvador, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic manufacturing plants.
Employees also donate school supplies, non-perishable food items and volunteer for a day of service
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands announced today that the company and its employees raised $2.27 million for the United Way of Forsyth County as part of another award-winning employee campaign in 2014.
Hanes and its employees have given more than $36 million since 1999 to help fund an array of services in Forsyth County.
For one employee and his wife, Hanes adoption benefits were invaluable in the four-year process of adopting their daughter from Bulgaria
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For HanesBrands employee Travis Lazenby, the four year process of adopting his daughter, Zoey Sofia, from foster care in Bulgaria seemed long and arduous, but knowing his employer would soon provide financial relief eased the process.
Travis and his wife, Kristy are preparing to celebrate their second Christmas season with 4-year-old Zoey. The couple brought Zoey home to Winston-Salem in June 2013.
Employees Volunteer Thousands of Hours at Eight Local Agencies on Friday, Sept. 26
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For HanesBrands employee Angela Carpenter trading in a day at the office for a day out in the community is a small token of her appreciation. Carpenter along with 400 Hanes employees participated in the company’s annual Day of Caring, culminating the company’s annual United Way campaign.
“I’m honored to work for a company that offers its employees a chance to volunteer for United Way partner agencies and other local agencies,” said Carpenter. “It gives us an opportunity to see firsthand the impact these agencies are making.”
In July 2014, more than 1,500 employees from Hanes facilities in Honduras volunteered to clean approximately 5 kilometers of Travesia Beach and plant 300 palm trees in Puerto Cortes. The attendance marks a record in the company’s volunteer program in Honduras.
Plastic, cardboard and other materials were collected and will be recycled or reused by surrounding communities.
Hanes has been operating in Honduras for more than two decades.
Thanks to HanesBrands and the Rotary Club of San Salvador, the nights will be a little brighter for more than 120 families who live and/or work near our facilities in El Salvador. They recently received free solar panel kits, a source of renewable energy to households that currently have no (or very limited access to) electric power.
The solar kit, developed in El Salvador, is designed to provide electricity to rural communities in developing countries. Each kit is composed of a solar photocell panel, lamp, battery charger, radio and cell phone charger.