SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE 2017

Our Vision


"Making a Difference" is more than just a mantra. It is our ethos and constant efforts in exceeding stakeholder expectations. We look beyond our current accomplishments and continue to scale new heights for us to surpass.

PLANET


We respond to environmental challenges concerning energy consumption, water consumption, air quality and waste management.

Water Consumption

From 2005 to 2017, we reduced

67%

of our global water consumption on a per unit of production basis.

Energy Consumption

From 2005 to 2017, we reduced

49%

of our global energy consumption on a per unit of production basis.

Effluent and Discharge

In 2017, our concentration of effluent and discharge were lower than the Chinese Government standards.

Chinese Government Standard

Carpool

72 tons of CO2 emission was reduced from Jun 2016 to Dec 2017 by launching the self-developed mobile app 'Esquel Carpool'.



PEOPLE


We foster a culture of respect and offer a future in skills and career advancement.


In 2017, 34% of our production leaders, including line leaders and instructors, obtained diploma qualifications or above.

Total Workforce


56,495


Training and Development

52% of management positions
are home-groomed.

1,638 employees have received sponsorship in studying diploma program or above since 2013.

PRODUCT


We devote substantial efforts into research and development to improve product performance and production process.

Annual R&D Spending


USD 31M


Patents

Number of patents granted surged to 929 by 2017

Process Improvement

42 types of auto machines are self-developed and have been applied in garment factories since 2011.

Automated solutions developed could cover up to

77%

of common processes in a basic woven shirt in 2017.

COMMUNITY


We cultivate an intimate bond with our communities in where we operate.

Vision Screening Program


10,000 students


have received vision screening since 2012.

Hongzhi Students
Program

1,163

secondary students have received sponsorship since 2007.

Summer English
Teaching Program

3,870

students participated in the program since 2011.

Micro-Financing
Program

1,982

loans have been granted to cotton farming households since 2007.

Esquel-China Light and
Power Green Studio

25,000

students were reached since 2012.

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2015
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