Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
Gildan has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World Index) for a fifth consecutive year and the DJSI North American Index for the second consecutive year, effective as of September 7, 2017.
Bronze Class Distinction in the Robecosam 2017 Sustainability Yearbook
For the fifth consecutive year, Gildan has qualified for inclusion in the 2017 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook, receiving the Bronze Class distinction this year for its strong sustainability performance.
Distintivo ESR® Award
Gildan received the Distintivo award for the 2nd year. Distintivo ESR® aims to recognize companies’ efforts to voluntarily and publicly undertake the commitment to implement socially responsible management and continuous improvement initiatives as part of their culture and business strategy.
Best Corporate Sustainability Report – Consumer Products (FSI)
Gildan Received the Award for Best Corporate Sustainability Report – Consumer Products from the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI). This annual competition aims to promote excellence in sustainable development reporting among Canadian public companies.
2017 Entrepreneurial Orchid Award for CSR
Gildan has been recognized by the Presidency of the Republic of Honduras and the Secretariat of Economic Development for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects. The company was recognized for its social investment in various community projects focused on strengthening education, improving child health and care services in the Northern Zone, and facilitating access to housing for its employees in 2015 and 2016.
2017 Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register
Gildan has been selected for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register. This selection by Forum ETHIBEL indicates that the company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
2017 FUNDAHRSE CSR Seal
Gildan was once again a recipient of the FUNDAHRSE CSR Seal awarded by the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE) for the 10th consecutive year. The CSR seal recognizes Honduran companies that demonstrate leading practices related to corporate social responsibility, with Gildan being the only apparel company to receive this distinction 10 years in a row.
Stakeholder engagement is paramount to operating responsibly and to achieving our goals. We believe that engaging and involving stakeholders will allow us to collaborate and learn from one another in the pursuit of mutually supportive relationships.
The common goals we share with our stakeholders is improving the lives of the people involved in manufacturing our products, ensuring an ethical and stimulating work environment, and respecting and enhancing the local communities in which we operate.
Our belief is that engagement should be mutually beneficial and transparent, that the focus should be on finding common ground and creative solutions to issues that affect us all, and that the outcome should lead to real value for both the Company and its stakeholders.
Gildan has been affiliated and/or in dialogue with the following organizations chosen for their pertinence to our Company and our industry.