Hanesbrands Inc.

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Hanesbrands Inc. is a manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of everyday apparel. In 2020, the company launched new sustainability goals and prioritized energy savings projects, which helped deliver a greenhouse gas reduction of 15,023 MTCO2e and reached a renewable energy portfolio of 48.6 percent. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Announcing new sustainability goals for 2030, including a commitment to achieve an additional 25 percent energy reduction and utilize 100 percent renewable electricity.
  • Elevating sustainability by establishing the company’s first formal chief sustainability officer, an enhanced sustainability task force, and a comprehensive sustainability website that includes references to ENERGY STAR.
  • Selling more than 60 million underwear and sock products featuring Hanesbrands’ partnership with ENERGY STAR.
  • Promoting ENERGY STAR through 821 million impressions, bringing the company’s total to more than 6 billion.
  • Strengthening the energy management program through worldwide energy treasure hunts and an expanded supplier engagement platform from the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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