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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 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
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
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
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.
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
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 employee Omar Sanchez was featured in a USAID publication highlighting his volunteer efforts in El Salvador. The 25-year-old leads an electricity club offered in an Salvadoran public school.
Omar is one of more than 400 volunteers advancing USAID’s Youth and Community Development Program in Central America since inception in 2012. Omar has the opportunity to
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)
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