Goals and Progress

Goals and Progress

Holding ourselves accountable is fundamental to our approach to sustainability – below are key goals, our progress to date and where we are heading in the future.

Progress is through Fiscal 2019 (February 1, 2020) unless otherwise noted.

PEOPLE Progress details

Completion Target*

OUR EMPLOYEES
Gap Inc Double the representation of Black and Latinx employees at our U.S. headquarters offices

14% of employees at our U.S. headquarters offices are Black or LatinX

2025
Gap Inc Increase the representation of Black employees in U.S. store leader roles by 50%  9% of U.S. store leaders are black (2019 baseline) 2025
THIS WAY AHEAD: FIRST JOBS
Gap Inc 5% of new store hires annually are from This Way Ahead 2.3% of entry-level employees were hired from This Way Ahead (46% to goal) 2025
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Reach 20,000 youth through This Way Ahead   

(Previous Goal: Reach 10,000 youth by 2020)

8,201 youth completed the program as of 2019 2025
COMMUNITY INVESTMENT
Gap Inc $15M per year in employee-driven community investment

$12.2 million in employee driven community investment in 2019, made up of employee volunteer hours, financial donations, volunteer hours and Gap Inc. matching of time and money

Ongoing
P.A.C.E.: EMPOWERING WOMEN
Gap Inc Improve the lives of one million women and girls in Gap Inc.’s supply chain and other manufacturing and community settings through the Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. program Over 580,000 women have participated through Feb 2020 2022
SUPPLY CHAIN WORKING CONDITIONS
Gap Inc 100% of Gap Inc.’s suppliers producing branded apparel are rated yellow or green 98% of facilities rated yellow or green through 2019 2020
Gap Inc 100% of Gap Inc.’s suppliers producing branded apparel transition from cash based systems to digital wage payments 92% of suppliers are using checks or bank transfers 2020
Gap Inc 200 facilities participating in Workplace Cooperation Program 182 supplier facilities are participating 2020
ENVIRONMENT
WATER
Gap Inc Save 10 billion liters of water in our manufacturing processes Gap Inc. suppliers have saved over 11.2 billion liters of water since 2014 2020
Gap Inc Water-resilient value chain New commitment. Establishing baselines and context based targets 2030
Gap Inc Net-positive water impact in water-stressed regions New commitment. Establishing baselines and context based targets 2050
Gap Inc Work towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in our supply chain through membership in ZDHC 2020 Roadmap Strategic facilities must comply with the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List and verify through wastewater testing 2020
Gap Inc Eliminate all PFC-based finishes from our supply chain New goal. Tracking in progress 2023
CLIMATE
Gap Inc Carbon neutral across our value chain New commitment. Tracking in progress 2050
Gap Inc 50% absolute reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in our owned and operated facilities globally from a 2015 baseline 23% reduction achieved through 2019. 100.5 megawatts of energy secured through renewable energy contracts or VPPAs 2020
Gap Inc Source 100% renewable electricty for our owned and operated facilities globally, from a 2017 baseline New goal. The VPPAs mentioned above will help us meet this goal 2030
Gap Inc Reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 90%, from a 2017 baseline New goal. 10.3% GHG reduction from 2017 baseline 2030
Gap Inc Reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and services by 30%, from a 2017 baseline New goal. 5.18 million metric tons CO2E in Scope 3 emissions (2017 baseline) 2030
WASTE
Gap Inc 80% waste diversion from landfill for our U.S. facilities 65% of waste is estimated to be diverted from landfill across U.S. facilities 2020
Gap Inc Eliminate single-use plastics New commitment. Tracking in progress 2030
Product
Gap Inc Eliminate the use of fibers derived from wood from ancient and endangered forests Verified that 86% of cellulosic fiber volume is compliant with our commitment 2020
Gap Inc Source 100% of cotton from more sustainable sources 57% of cotton was from more sustainable sources in Q1 2020 2025
Our purpose Led brands
Old Navy Source 100% of cotton from more sustainable sources  56% of cotton was from more sustainable sources 2022
Old Navy Make 100% of denim products using water-saving techniques 88% of Spring 2019 denim was made using water-saving techniques 2022
Gap 100% of cotton purchased from more sustainable sources 67% of cotton was from more sustainable sources 2021
Gap Make 75% of qualifying products using Washwell™ water-saving techniques 42% of denim was made using Washwell™ water-saving techniques 2021
Banana Republic Source 100% of cotton from more sustainable sources 75% of cotton was from more sustainable sources 2023
Banana Republic Make 50% of products with sustainable fibers  50% of products were made with sustainable fibers 2023
Banana Republic Make 50% of products using water-saving techniques and cleaner chemistry practices in our supply chain 1.4% of Spring 2020 products were made with techniques that save water or preserve water quality 2025
Banana Republic Make more eco-friendly denim 68% of denim was eco-friendly in 2022 2023
Athleta 10,000 women empowered through P.A.C.E. and Fair Trade 16,555 women have participated in P.A.C.E. or received Fair Trade USA premiums in Athleta supplier facilities 2020
Athleta 80% of materials made with sustainable fibers 70% of materials were made with 30% or more sustainable fibers 2020
Athleta 25% of product made using techniques that save water 4% of product was made using techniques that save water 2020
Athleta Divert 80% of store waste from landfill 72% of store waste was diverted from landfill 2020

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