Q&A with Esther Hackett, Vice President of Human Resources at Gildan
With the recent launch of Gildan’s Next Generation ESG strategy and future targets, we wanted to sit down with a member of Gildan’s leadership team on one of the Company's most important areas of focus – respect for people.
HOUSTON, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council (TXDC) will celebrate Women’s History Month at the 18th Annual Women in Leadership Symposium, “Paragon of Womanhood: Restoration, Reintegration, Reemergence” honoring the 2022 Woman of the Year on Tuesday, March 15, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. virtually via Zoom. The Women in Leadership Symposium, which started in San Antonio, Texas in 2004, will surpass the two million attendees milestone this year.
Herbalife Nutrition supports the U.S. African Development Foundation to eliminate hunger in African communities
According to a study by the International Monetary Fund, development partners can make a tremendous difference in helping Africans put food on the table and safeguarding the continent’s food security. In recent decades, development organizations have begun to move away from the traditional model of indirect, external, and top-down solutions. Instead of relying on outside-driven initiatives, the U.S. African Development Foundation’s (USADF) approach, for example, focuses on locally-driven and participatory African engagement.
India is facing the worst water crisis in its history. Demand for water across the nation is expected to be twice the amount of supply by 2030, threatening water security for millions of people, according to a 2018 report from the Government’s National Institution for Transforming India.
Because of the gravity of the situation and as a responsible corporate citizen, CLP India has taken steps to enhance water security for the communities it serves to support their well-being and to encourage long-term sustainability.
Annual donations of $50,000 will support workforce training and personal development programs for underserved women
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ –More than 55 percent of the progress in the fight against hunger over the last 25 years came from improvements to the social situation of women, according to the Asian Development Bank. In honor of Women’s History Month, the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, a nonprofit focused on reducing food insecurity among children in the U.S.
Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights
TOKYO,October 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKKSustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, among other targets. The Sustainability Vision 2050 consists of five themes with corresponding sustainability goals, as well as ten SDGs.
Theme 1: Climate Change Tackle greenhouse gas emissions and increase use of renewable energy
Investing in women entrepreneurs is vital part of our global economy
More women are turning to entrepreneurship, and according to Herbalife Nutrition’s second annual Global Entrepreneurship survey, 72 percent of women want to open their own business. Women entrepreneurs create a source of income for themselves and their families. They are a vital part of our world's economic engine that society needs to support with flexible opportunities, mentorship, and access to capital.
Women make up 60% of the 821 million people who are food insecure globally. The reasons why women suffer more acutely from hunger are rooted in several complex and often interwoven issues, including culture, gender inequity, access to resources, education and more.
By focusing on solutions that include gender equity and women empowerment, greater impact can be made to reduce malnutrition, food insecurity and hunger. By ensuring women have access to critical resources, global rates of hunger can be significantly reduced by up to 150 million people.
Gildan’s continued partnership with Room to Read to support girls’ education and literacy
As part of its commitment to creating stronger communities, Gildan aims to support education in the regions where it operates, and a crucial factor behind the Company’s efforts lie in promoting more inclusive systems which support gender equality in the classroom. This is especially important across regions located in the Global South, where girls often face more barriers to accessing education.