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HanesBrands Outperforms Apparel Peers on Carbon Emissions

HanesBrands received a B score on the CDP's 2016 climate change report - better performance than the apparel industry average, according to CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

HanesBrands Outperforms Apparel Peers on Carbon Emissions

Hanes, which owns the majority of its manufacturing and supply chain operations, achieved its CDP score for its transparency, managing emissions, implementing best practices and taking coordinated action on climate-change issues, the report says.

Hanes has won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star partner of the year/sustained excellence award for seven consecutive years. Since 2007, the company says it has reduced energy consumption by 25 percent, carbon emissions by 21 percent, and water use by 31 percent, and established renewable energy sources for 25 percent of its worldwide energy needs.

By 2020, Hanes says it’s aiming for 40 percent reduction in energy use and carbon emissions, 50 percent reduction in water use, and sourcing renewable energy for 40 percent of the company's needs.

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Hanes, which owns the majority of its manufacturing and supply chain operations, achieved its CDP score for its transparency, managing emissions, implementing best practices and taking coordinated action on climate-change issues, the report says.

Hanes has won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star partner of the year/sustained excellence award for seven consecutive years. Since 2007, the company says it has reduced energy consumption by 25 percent, carbon emissions by 21 percent, and water use by 31 percent, and established renewable energy sources for 25 percent of its worldwide energy needs.

By 2020, Hanes says it’s aiming for 40 percent reduction in energy use and carbon emissions, 50 percent reduction in water use, and sourcing renewable energy for 40 percent of the company's needs.

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HanesBrands Outperforms Apparel Peers on Carbon Emissions