Gildan announced this week that it has received an A- placing the Company in the leadership band in CDP’s 2019 scores for corporate transparency and action on climate change. CDP is a global non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests.
Companies scoring within the leadership band are recognized for their transparent and comprehensive disclosure of climate data, thorough awareness of climate risks, demonstration of strong governance and management of climate risks and demonstration of market-leading practices. Claudia Sandoval, Gildan’s Vice President of Corporate Citizenship explained that the Company’s achievements are linked to their unique business model of owning and operating the facilities that produce the vast majority of their products. This model, allows them to have direct control over the manufacturing process and ensure that responsible and sustainable practices are deployed throughout the complete value chain.
Gildan, a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel, has been reporting its environmental performance and climate change impact through CDP’s platform since 2008.
Read the full press release here.
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