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HanesBrands Sets 2020 Goals for Environmental Sustainability

HanesBrands surpassed its initial five-year year goals for significant reductions in energy use, carbon-dioxide emissions and water use in 2012, and has since set even more ambitious goals for environmental performance by 2020. Compared to its 2007 baseline performance, Hanes is committed to:

  • Reduce energy consumption by 40 percent;
  • Reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 40 percent;
  • Reduce water use
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A Focus on Renewable Energy: HanesBrands Invests in Biomass Facilities

HanesBrands is committed to increase its use of renewable energy to 40 percent by 2020, and the company has made significant investments in biomass facilities to help meet the demands of its energy-intensive manufacturing operations.

The company owns and operates two state-of-the-art biomass facilities in its global energy portfolio. The first is a process steam biomass

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HanesBrands Earns High Scores in CDP 2016 Climate Change Report

HanesBrands has voluntarily reported its carbon emissions and other data since 2010 to CDP for its annual Climate Change Report. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is a global disclosure system that enables companies and other entities to measure and manage environmental impacts.

In 2016, the company scored an above-average B rating for emissions,

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HanesBrands Sets 2020 Goals for Environmental Sustainability

HanesBrands surpassed its initial five-year year goals for significant reductions in energy use, carbon-dioxide emissions and water use in 2012, and has since set even more ambitious goals for environmental performance by 2020. Compared to its 2007 baseline performance, Hanes is committed to:

  • Reduce energy consumption by 40 percent;
  • Reduce carbon-dioxide emissions by 40 percent;
  • Reduce water use
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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

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HanesBrands honored for CSR by two leading organizations

Two leading independent advocates of corporate responsibility – the Ethical Corporation and Corporate Responsibility Magazine – have honored HanesBrands and its employees for the company’s commitment to and achievements in environmental protection, workplace practices, and community improvement.

CR Magazine named former HanesBrands Executive Chairman Rich Noll as one of three winners of the organization’s ninth annual

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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

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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

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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

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HanesBrands honored for CSR by two leading organizations

Two leading independent advocates of corporate responsibility – the Ethical Corporation and Corporate Responsibility Magazine – have honored HanesBrands and its employees for the company’s commitment to and achievements in environmental protection, workplace practices, and community improvement.

CR Magazine named former HanesBrands Executive Chairman Rich Noll as one of three winners of the organization’s ninth annual

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Supporting United Way of Forsyth County, N.C.

In our headquarters city of Winston-Salem, HanesBrands have given more than $41 million since 1999 to the United Way chapter to support families in need through our Forsyth County community campaign.

In 2016, the annual employee campaign raised $2.1 million for the United Way. Funding was provided by 2,500 Forsyth County Hanes employees.

This generosity

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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

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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

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