Program offers critical youth services in Latin America

In 2010, to help improve communities where we operate, HanesBrands entered into a partnership among U.S. Agency for International Development and Glasswing International, a non-profit that addresses the root causes of poverty and violence through community empowerment, education and healthcare. Since the promising


HanesBrands honors Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with special recognition

HanesBrands recently honored Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with the first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.

Hanes has partnered with the medical center since 2012 to conduct healthcare consultations and surgeries to thousands of children and adults from underserved communities in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Haiti. The medical center’s


Nearly 8,000 employees in Latin America participate in Hanes continuous education program

In 2009, the company created a continuing education program in Honduras that affords employees the opportunity to attend free Saturday classes at nearby schools. The program sponsors the education of Hanes employees who wish to return to school to earn their high school diploma.

The program is available to associates at 10 Hanes apparel manufacturing and


Employees in Honduras Win CSR award

For the sixth consecutive year, the Honduran Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility (FUNDAHRSE) has awarded Hanes Honduras with its official 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility seal. The FUNDAHRSE seal recognizes our efforts in seven key areas of CSR: corporate governance, employee relations, environmental sustainability, responsible marketing, supplier standards, community relations and public policy.

The award recognizes Hanes for


HanesBrands recognized for CSR work in Latin America

For the third consecutive year, Hanes offices in El Salvador have been recognized by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy called CEMEFI for its Spanish initials – for its contributions to education and community development. Hanes received the 2015 CSR Best Practice Award for Latin America.

Hanes received the award thanks to its contributions in education and support


HanesBrands Recognized as a Great Place to Work

In March 2015, HanesBrands was named by the Great Place to Work Institute as a top 2015 employer in Central America and the Caribbean.

During the Central America awards ceremony in Panama on March 9, 2015, Hanes was honored with the following 2015 Great Place to Work awards:

  • No. 3 multinational company in Central America and the Caribbean

Record Number of Employees Volunteer for Beach Clean-up

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


Honduran medical brigade has Winston-Salem connection

More than 1,000 Honduran children received back-to-school health services, medicines and vitamins in February 2014, thanks to the HanesBrands Green for Good program.

A two-day medical brigade, held at the Marcelino López and José Trindidad Cabañas schools in Choloma, was organized and staffed by about 60 Hanes volunteers.

The attending medical team included four doctors and three nurses


Medical mission serves Haiti contract employees

In June 2013, the company and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center partnered to provide basic health services to more than 1,700 contract employees and their families in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, during a two-day medical mission.

The idea to host the medical mission came during one of Hanes and Wake Forest surgical trips to the Dominican Republic in


Prince of Spain honors HanesBrands

HanesBrands was one of nine global companies recognized in Madrid by Prince Felipe of Spain in December 2014, at an awards ceremony for CODESPA, a non-profit organization that recognizes CSR programs that help eradicate poverty.

The company received a finalist plaque for its “My School, My Space,” program that has improved the infrastructure of seven public