Gildan Activewear Inc. (Gildan Activewear), a Canadian activewear manufacturer and distributor, owns a number of brands and also operates as a supplier to Nike and as a licensee of Under Armour. The company ranks 16th out of 43 companies, disclosing more information on its forced labor policies and practices than its peers on all themes except Traceability & Risk Assessment and Recruitment. Since 2016, the company has taken some additional steps to strengthen its performance and disclosure. In 2017, the company introduced mandatory onboarding training for its employees on its code of conduct, joined meetings of the Fair Labor Association and the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment on the topic of forced labor, remediated an instance of subcontracting, and disclosed the number of workers interviewed during audits. Additional steps the company could take to address forced labor risks in its supply chains include strengthening its disclosure and practices on the themes of Traceability & Risk Assessment, Recruitment, and Worker Voice.
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Commitment and Governance
Traceability and Risk Assessment