HanesBrands Recognized as One of Most-Admired Companies in Central America and the Caribbean
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To identify and select the 30 most-admired companies,
“HanesBrands is honored to be recognized for our operations, which have
a direct and positive impact on our employees and their families, as
well as the communities where we conduct business,” said
Unlike most companies in the apparel industry, Hanes primarily
manufactures its garments in company-owned plants in 20 countries across
the globe, including in the
Being named one of the 25 best multinational companies to work for in
Latin Americaby the Great Placeto Work Institutein 2015 – the first such ranking for any apparel manufacturer.
Honduran Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility Sealfor eight consecutive years and the Mexican Center for PhilanthropyAward five times for socially responsible practices and programs.
Receiving a 2016 Responsible Business Award for best employee
The Ethical Corporation. Hanes’ innovative Viviendo Verde (Green for Good) philanthropic program, which operates in Central Americaand the Dominican Republic, mobilizes three of Hanes’ corporate social responsibility pillars – environmental commitment, employee volunteerism and community improvement.
The program utilizes savings from energy-management and landfill-diversion efforts to fund community projects focused on education, health, environmental protection and disaster relief that are conducted by employee volunteers. Since 2010, more than 15,000 Hanes employees have donated 600,000 hours to complete 70 projects supported by
$4 millionin company funding. Projects have included school and hospital refurbishments, medical clinics, clean water projects, tree plantings and beach cleanups.
For more information, visit www.hanesforgood.com.
Carole Crosslin, 336-519-3201
O’Malley Hansen Communications
Mariana Mora, 312-377-0630
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