Taking our sustainability journey to a new level

For over two decades, we have been re-imagining and building the future of responsible apparel manufacturing. And over the years we have continued to learn, grow, and evolve which has allowed us to achieve many great milestones along the way. 

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We innovate to bridge the gap between efficiency and sustainability with everyday action to advance the well-being of our people, planet, and communities.

Peter Iliopoulos - SVP, Taxation, Sustainability, and Governmental Affairs

Gildan's Next Generation ESG strategy

In early 2022, we announced Gildan's Next Generation ESG strategy and 2030 targets. This new strategic ESG framework allows us to push innovation to new heights, deepen our ESG approach, and drive even better performance. To that end, the strategy is being implemented across our operations globally. This includes investing in lower-carbon technologies, addressing key social issues such as equality, and focusing on world-class health and safety standards, amongst others, all of which are underpinned by strong disclosures.

Areas of focus

Climate, Energy, and Water: Pave the way towards a low carbon future while reducing water intensity and optimizing our operations.

Circularity: Heighten focus on sourcing more sustainable and transparent raw materials and enhancing sustainable waste management initiatives. 

Human Capital Management: Continue to respect human rights, further push health and safety standards, and improve gender parity.

Long-Term Value Creation: Positively impact economic development in regions where we operate with value-driven community investments and volunteerism. 

Transparency and Disclosure: Enhance and strengthen ESG disclosure in all areas of focus to provide stakeholders with robust, transparent, and decision-useful information.

We're Making Apparel Better®!

20-years in the making

Since the early 2000s, Gildan has been dedicated to respecting and protecting human rights, using natural resources responsibly, and contributing to the positive development of our communities. Thanks to this strong commitment, we have achieved many significant milestones that have led us to become a global leader in responsible apparel manufacturing. 

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