Apparel names Anvil as a 2011 Sustainability All-Star Award Winner

May 26, 2011 3:45 PM ET

Apparel’s third annual Sustainability All Stars program found five companies, including Anvil Knitwear, determined to drive difference for people and planet — bringing profits along for the ride.

Winners were chosen based not on specific criteria in particular categories, such as use of organic materials, energy policy, wastewater management, recycling initiatives or social issues, but for demonstrating a commitment toward making their businesses more sustainable in specific ways, and a plan to continue down that path.

  Read the original article on Apparel about the winners of the Sustainability All Stars Program....   About Anvil Knitwear
Anvil Knitwear, Inc., a century old apparel brand, is a leader in the sustainable apparel industry with its AnvilOrganic® and AnvilSustainable™ brands. Anvil has been ranked by the Organic Exchange as the world's sixth-largest organic program for two years and it is the largest domestic purchaser of U.S.-grown certified organic cotton. Anvil offers 17 affordable eco styles made from a variety of fibers such as certified organic cotton, transitional cotton, recycled cotton, and recycled PET bottles and blends in addition to over 70 traditional styles. For more information, please visit,, and   ANVI14126