Gildan is a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks and underwear. The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand extensions, as well as under licensing arrangements for the Under Armour®, Mossy Oak® and New Balance® brands. The Company distributes its products in printwear markets in the U.S. and Canada, where Gildan® is the industry-leading brand, and the Company is increasing its penetration in international printwear markets. The Company is also one of the largest suppliers of branded athletic, casual and dress socks for a broad spectrum of retailers in the U.S. The Company is also developing Gildan® as a consumer brand for underwear and activewear.
Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America and the Caribbean Basin to efficiently service the replenishment needs of its customers in the printwear and retail markets. Gildan has over 37,000 employees worldwide and is committed to industry-leading labour and environmental practices in all of its facilities.
Gildan’s commitment to leadership in operating responsibly is an integral and guiding part of our overall business strategy underlining our responsibility to our employees, the environment, our communities and the products we make.
The Gildan Genuine Stewardship strategic priorities are:
Commitment to industry-leading working conditions and labour practices at each of our worldwide locations
Commitment to the development and implementation of innovative solutions that reduce the environmental impact of our operations throughout our entire supply chain
Commitment to our neighbours through dedicated support for youth and humanitarian aid
Commitment to a responsible product line through sustainable solutions