Press Release

04/25/2015

Statement of Gap Inc. on the Nepal Earthquake Disaster

Gap Inc. and our employees extend our deepest sympathies to the victims and the families of all those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, and those impacted across South Asia.

If you’d like to donate to Mercy Corps to help the victims of this tragedy, click here.  Eligible Gap Inc. employees can get donate and get matched by visiting www.bewhatspossible.com and donating to Mercy Corps; please note “Nepal Earthquake Fund” in the “in honor/memory of” space.

As we receive updates from our field offices across South Asia, we understand that there have been some concerns voiced about whether the earthquake may have resulted in structural damage in some Bangladesh garment factories.

The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, of which Gap Inc. is a founding member, is working in close consultation with Gap Inc.’s team on the ground, the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord), and the Government of Bangladesh to ensure that all workers are safe. To learn more, please click here.

 

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