HanesBrands Renews U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership to Support Environmental Stewardship
Company’s focus on tracking and reducing fuel use since 2008 has resulted in a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from shipping
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Hanes, which has been a program partner for three years, recently submitted its data on shipping and energy-conservation efforts associated with the transportation of raw materials and distribution of finished products. The SmartWay Transport program reviewed and validated this information before approving the company’s partnership renewal.
Since 2008, Hanes has reduced carbon emissions from transportation by more than 50%, helping the company achieve a total 34% reduction in carbon emissions across its supply chain operations.
“We’re very proud to participate in the U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Transportation program, as it is integral to being successful in our overall environmental sustainability program,” said
The SmartWay Transport program was developed in 2003 by the
Hanes uses SmartWay’s tools and innovative approaches to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of shipping within its supply chains and help reduce fuel use and associated emissions. SmartWay has more than 3,000 partners, including manufacturers, shippers, logistics companies, and truck, rail, barge and multimodal carriers.
For more information on Hanes’ environmental sustainability efforts, visit the Hanes for Good website (www.hanesforgood.com/environmental-responsibility). To learn more about the
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