2015 - Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders

Julie Cournoyer

Corporate Sustainability Manager, Gildan

Now in her 5th year in the role, Julie has played an important part in the establishment and execution of the Company’s sustainability strategy, overseeing implementation of world-class CSR programs, launching the company’s first Life Cycle Assessment, and establishing 5-year environmental improvement goals for 2015, 2 of which have already been reached, with waste sent to landfill down 25% (overall recycled rate 91%) and GHG emissions intensity down 32%.  Gildan has switched its Dominican Republic and Honduras production from fossil fuel powered steam to biomass powered steam and overall, 52% of all current energy used by the company comes from renewable sources. Gildan was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

Learn more about Julie  ca.linkedin.com/pub/julie-cournoyer/40/440/1b9