Gildan Included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Second Consecutive Year
Gildan Activewear Inc. recently announced that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for a second consecutive year, effective September 22, 2014. Gildan is the only North American company in the textiles, apparel and luxury goods industry-group to be included this year. The company believes that its corporate social responsibility initiatives create value for its various stakeholders, who have strong expectations relative to brands, especially in the apparel industry.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are maintained collaboratively by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM. Following a best-in-class approach, the indices measure the performance of the world's sustainability leaders. Companies are selected based on a comprehensive assessment of long-term economic, environmental and social criteria that account for general as well as industry-specific sustainability trends. Only organizations that lead their industries based on this assessment are included.
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