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 donated more than five trailer loads of underwear and activewear apparel to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the Gulf Coast.
Hanes partnered with nonprofit charity Delivering Good and North Carolina-based transportation company Glen Raven Logistics to get the
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 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,
In Sept. 2016, HanesBrands donated more than 23,000 items of clothing to residents affected by devastating flooding in Louisiana.
HanesBrands partnered with Fashion Delivers, a New York based charity, to distribute three trailer loads of first-quality product, including T-shirts, socks, bras, underwear and other apparel to flood victims.