Gildan Activewear scores 26 out of 100 points in this ranking (up from 11.5 in 2017), and is well on its way towards cotton sustainability.
Gildan Activewear addresses issues in cotton cultivation through its Cotton LEADS membership and has a recycling program in place to increase the use of recycled cotton. The company has no public target to source sustainable cotton.
Gildan Activewear does not publish any information about volumes of sustainable cotton sourced, either in percentage or absolute terms.
Gildan Activewear publishes information on the volume of cotton used in their products, but not on the country of origin of this cotton. The company publishes information on the majority (90%) of its finished goods, fabric and yarn manufacturers.