WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Hanes shares its carbon emissions and related information for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2017 Climate Change Report. This marks the seventh year the company has participated.
Earning a “B” score by the CDP, the company holds the rating based on transparency, emissions management, best practices, and coordinated actions on climate change.
“HanesBrands has significantly reduced its energy use and carbon emissions since 2007,” says Michael E. Faircloth, Hanes’ president and chief global supply chain officer. “By embracing environmental sustainability and the conservation of natural resources, Hanes and its 68,000 worldwide employees are creating value for our company, our investors, our consumers, and our communities.”
The company says it is on track to achieve its 2020 goals, which include a 40 percent reduction in energy use and carbon emissions, 50 percent reduction in water use, sourcing renewable energy, and achieving zero water waste.
CDP typically classifies Hanes as an “above-average” report rating for the apparel industry. In the company’s 2016 report, it also obtained a “B” score.
For more information, visit http://www.hanes.com/corporate.