HanesBrands' environmental attainments earn 9th consecutive Energy Star Award
HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic innerwear and activewear apparel under worldclass brands in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, has received the US Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for Environmental Excellence for the ninth consecutive year.
Markedly, the annual Energy
Star Partner of the Year Award honours organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protect the environment through best practices and organizationwide energy savings. Hanes, the only apparel company to be honoured for sustained excellence by the EPA Energy
Star programme in its 26-year history, continues to demonstrate that companies from all industries can make a difference in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability.
Allergan, The Boeing Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company, General Motors Company and Raytheon are among others which have earned the Energy Star recognition. Hanes has been chosen for the award for its sustained excellence in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability. The sustainability report released by the company recently claimed a 7% increase in the use of renewable energy; and a 15, 6 and 7% decline in carbon dioxide emissions, energy use and water use, respectively. The company now aims to lessen carbon emissions and energy usage by 40% each and water usage by 50% by 2020.