Philip Henson

Track H: EPA: Energy Strategy for the next 10 years
Wed/PM 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Director, Global Energy and Environmental Sustainability
United States
HanesBrands Sustainability Journey: From the Early Days to Decarbonization Planning

At Hanesbrands, "we are creating a more comfortable world for every body," and doing so while embracing our values of Doing What's Right, Playing to Win, Acting Like Owners and Creating Opportunity for All.

Hanesbrands has a long history of doing what's right and sustainability has been in our DNA for decades. Come see how HanesBrands has matured its sustainability efforts over the years and what lies next in the years to come.

Philip Henson is a member of HanesBrands global operations team and has responsibility for leading the company’s energy and environmental sustainability programs. Mr. Henson earned his Industrial Engineering degree from Texas Tech University in 1991 (BSIE ’91) and a Master of Arts degree in Sustainability from Wake Forest University in 2015 (MASus 2015).

Mr. Henson has a distinguished career in the textile manufacturing industry spanning over thirty years with HanesBrands and predecessor companies. Mr. Henson is an ambassador for sustainability and seeks to build resilient environmental stewardship with internal and external stakeholders. He is an active participant within the ENERGY STAR industrial partner’s network and has helped Hanes leverage this partnership to improve company energy performance and garner US EPA ENERGY STAR award recognition for the past 13 years.

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