Culture of Caring

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


El Salvador EDÚCAME

As part of Edúcame, an adult education program provided by the El Salvador Ministry of Education, nearly 400 Hanes employees in El Salvador have received their high school diplomas since 2009.

Hanes also purchased supplies and made an investment on behalf of each student. Some of the graduates are now planning to pursue advanced degrees.


HanesBrands Recognized as a Great Place to Work

In March 2015, HanesBrands was named by the Great Place to Work Institute as a top 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 for

Hanes partners with Rotary Club to provide free solar panel kits

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)


El Salvador Savings Program

In 2012, we introduced a large-scale savings program to benefit more than 9,000 of our Salvadoran employees. The program, called “Hanes Pensando en Tí” or “Hanes Thinking of You,” enables all Hanes employees to receive 5 to 20 percent discounts on purchases at more than 50 private sector businesses, including medical clinics, restaurants, hotels, clothing


Rebuilding Employee Homes in Latin America

In 2009, Hurricane Ida wreaked significant destruction in El Salvador. More than 125 people were killed as a result of the torrential rains and mudslides produced by the storm, and thousands more were displaced. Nearly 350 HanesBrands employees were impacted, 35 of whom lost their homes. In addition to providing survivors with food, water, mattresses


Credit Unions in Latin America

HanesBrands provides Honduran employees with the opportunity to improve their access to low-cost financing by joining independently operated credit unions. Each Hanes facility in Honduras has an on-site credit union and more than 10,000 employees are enrolled nationwide. The Hanes-associated credit unions are the largest corporate credit unions in Honduras.

The credit unions provide Hanes employees


Keeping Employees’ Health Top-of-Mind

HanesBrands headquarters opened a 2,200-square-foot wellness center that offers employees an array of health services, including preventive care, treatment for common illnesses, laboratory services, immunizations and more. The center’s services are provided free of charge to Hanes employees.

Education is a key component of the program, and the center’s three wellness coaches help employees work to