HanesBrands earned an A- score and took a leadership position in the CDP 2018 Climate Change Report.
The company scored in the top 6 percent of nearly 7,000 companies that participated in the most recent report and achieved the highest score in the apparel industry. Receiving nearly across-the-board scores in the A range, Hanes’
HanesBrands surpassed its initial five-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 by
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
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,