Hanesbrands Inc.

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


HanesBrands Inc. produces and markets apparel under several brands including Hanes, Champion, and Bonds. Hanesbrands Inc. achieved a 7% energy intensity reduction in 2021 and a 30% energy intensity reduction since 2007 by leveraging ENERGY STAR® tools and resources to build and maintain a strong corporate-wide energy management program. Key accomplishments in 2021 include:

  • Supporting the ENERGY STAR industrial partnership through presentations, mentoring, and active participation.
  • Completing a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory and decarbonization roadmap to model pathways to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions in line with science to keep global warming to a 1.5°C rise.
  • Initiating four solar energy projects totaling over 12 MW, positioning the company closer to its 2030 renewable electricity goals.
  • Bolstering its focus on continuous improvement by conducting a multi-day virtual lean summit across the globe in which 55 energy-specific projects were identified and commenced.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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