HanesBrands: People

Caring for people is in our roots. It’s who we are today and who we’ve been from the beginning.

We started small. Really small. Just a single hosiery mill in North Carolina, but we had big ambitions. Now, more than a century later, we’re global across more than 40 countries with 63,000 employees, designing, making and marketing our clothes. But we still stand for what has always been important to us. People.

Not just the people we serve, but the people we are. Every member of our employee community is supported, encouraged and empowered. From providing safe, rewarding jobs with competitive wages and benefits to valuing and celebrating our diversity – it’s all about being the kind of company where people genuinely come first.

And being ethical really matters to us. So, we set high standards both for us and the people we work with. Through large-scale community support programs, we’re able to give back to the communities behind our business. And we’re setting the goal of measurably improving the lives of at least ten million people by 2030. It’s a tall order, but we’re going to do it.

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Responsible Production & Consumption

Champion Named New Apparel Partner for National Federation of State High School Associations and American Cancer Society’s ‘Shop for a Cause’
Champion is proud to open an online storefront serving high school teams, their fans and local community members to support the American Cancer Society and its fundraising campaign with the NFHS.


HanesBrands Creates Comfort in Classrooms Around the World
Due to the generosity of HanesBrands associates, children around the globe are equipped to excel in their classrooms.

“Our associates around the world are living our purpose of creating a more comfortable world for every body,” said HBI's Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs.

Responsible Production & Consumption

HanesBrands’ Upcycle Project is Reducing Waste While Creating Jobs
Associates in Surin, Thailand, are dedicated to making meaningful changes for our planet and our communities. Through a new upcycle program, Surin associates work with local vendors to turn excess materials into products that are sold by the local community.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

HBI, Atrium Health’s WakeECHO and Community Partner to Restore Visions to Hundreds of Hondurans
HanesBrands partnered with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, WakeECHO Global Ophthalmology and Hospital del Ojo Club de Leones Fraternidad in San Pedro Sula to perform cataract surgeries and corneal transplants.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Champion Europe Supports Special Olympics and Young Athletes
Champion Europe donated personalized apparel to 240 athletes, volunteers and members of the Special Olympics committee at the first European Unified Youth Basketball Tournament in Sansepolcro, Italy.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Super Soul Party and Hanes for Good™ Create a Super Bowl Experience for Homeless
In 2017, Super Soul Party creator, Meir Kay, saw a homeless man in New York City who didn’t want a handout. The man held a cardboard sign simply asking to be seen. Meir offered him a meal and conversation. That encounter sparked the creation of Meir’s non-profit, Super Soul Party

Sustainable Development Goals

Podcast: WWD Voices
In the latest WWD Voices Podcast, Meeting HanesBrands’ Sustainability Guru, HBI Chief Sustainability Officer, Chris Fox, talks to WWD’s Arthur Zackiewicz about sustainability, partnerships and the company’s unique position in the apparel business.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

HBI Partners With Delivering Good To Assist With Ongoing Hurricane Ian Recovery Efforts
The storm exited quickly, yet the long-term need for essentials and support continued. In the months after the hurricane hit, HBI and partner Delivering Good provided more than 90,000 clothing items to those struggling to rebuild their lives and communities.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Champion Australia and HoMie Collaborate To Help Homeless Youth
Champion Australia and HoMie are proud to launch Reborn, in partnership with Future from Waste Lab. The new capsule collection features 50 one-of-a-kind pieces, including hoodies and tees developed from recycled Champion garments. 

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

HanesBrands: Creating Opportunities for At-Risk Children in Sports
Since 2014, HBI has partnered with Foundation for Educating a Salvadoran (FESA) to provide opportunities for at-risk children to participate in sports while continuing their education with the administration of two soccer schools.
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