Strong recognition and collaboration globally

Over the years, Gildan has been recognized by many organizations for our strong social, environmental, and governance (ESG) practices. In addition, partner with great organizations to help enhance our knowledge and expertise.

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We are proud to be recognized by some of the most important, influential publications and organizations worldwide for our ESG practices. Take a look at some of our recognitions: 

Our success depends on the collaboration of all key stakeholders, and we are excited to continue fostering and leveraging a global, collaborative approach to bring our ESG goals and commitment to life.

Claudia Sandoval - Vice-President, Global Social Compliance and Environmental Affairs


We are proud to be certified by the following important and credible organizations worldwide for our apparel making practices. Take a look:


We proactively engage and collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders. These strong relationships allow us to learn from one another, collaborate, and fulfill our mission of creating value in everything we do.

The common goals we share with our stakeholders include improving the lives of the people involved in manufacturing our products, ensuring ethical and engaging work environments, respecting and enhancing the local communities where we operate, lowering our impact on the environment, and more.

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The Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Gildan has been a member of SAC since 2013, an organization that provides tools and platforms to create a common sustainable standard for the apparel industry.
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Better Work
Gildan has participated in the Better Work Program through our third-party contractors in Haiti and Company-owned facilities in Nicaragua since 2012. The program aims to improve compliance with labour standards in global supply chains.
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Gildan has been a member of SEDEX since 2009, a membership organization that provides one of the world’s leading online platforms for companies to manage and improve working conditions in global supply chains.
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