Gap Inc. today was named as the top retailer in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizen List, placing 9th overall in the most recent ranking of major U.S. companies by CRO Magazine which serves as a national indicator of best practices in the area of corporate responsibility.
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is based entirely on publicly-available information and ranks Russell 1000 companies on their performance in seven key areas: Environment, Climate Change, Human Rights, Philanthropy, Employee Relations, Financial and Governance.
Dan Henkle, senior vice president of Global Responsibility for Gap Inc., commented:
“We’re thrilled to be named the number one retailer for the second year in a row, and among the top ten companies on the 2010 100 Best Corporate Citizens List. Since Gap Inc.'s founding in 1969, we’ve been committed to doing what's right. While we’re proud of this acknowledgement, we know that there is always more to do; our commitment to the workers that make our products, and the environment in which they live and work will continue to be our top priority.”
For more information, please see Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s full release here.