PPAI 100: 2023 | Supplier No. 38: Gildan Activewear
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Gildan (PPAI 250187, S13) remains one of the few apparel manufacturers to own and operate its own facilities and is one of the world’s largest vertically-integrated manufacturers.
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with an international sales office in Barbados, President and CEO Glenn J. Chamandy, grandson of the founder, has led the company for nearly 30 years.
In January, Gildan’s Climate Change Disclosure Report earned it a place on Corporate Knights’ 2023 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies for the second consecutive year.
In 2022, Gildan was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for its leading ESG practices for the 10th consecutive year. It is also the first Canadian manufacturing apparel company to tie financing costs to the achievement of ESG targets.
The company contributed more than $2.1 billion in capital investments over the past two decades and has more than 50,000 employees and 30 company-owned manufacturing factories worldwide.
2022 Revenue: $251.2 Million
Three-Year Trend: +12%
High Marks: 2022 Revenue, Growth, Online Presence