Hanesbrands Inc.

Winston Salem, North Carolina


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

Hanesbrands Inc.

Hanesbrands Inc. is a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under multiple apparel brands, including Hanes, Champion, and Playtex. Hanesbrands is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for the company’s continued efforts in sustainability and energy management as the company expanded its operations through acquisitions. Key 2016 accomplishments include:

  • Accomplishing more than a five-percent reduction in energy use compared to 2015, bringing the company’s total energy improvement to more than 30 percent since 2007.
  • Integrating newly acquired facilities located across multiple continents into the company’s energy management program.
  • Implementing 223 projects identified through energy treasure hunts, yielding nearly $2 million in energy savings.
  • Implementing a multimedia communications strategy to inform people through 655 million media impressions about energy management and ENERGY STAR.
  • Developing long range energy plans that identify strategic projects to help Hanesbrands achieve its 2020 goal of a 40-percent reduction in carbon emissions intensity, 50-percent reduction in water use intensity, and 40-percent increase in renewable energy use.
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