Gap Inc. deeply values the wellbeing of the people who work throughout our supply chain and the communities we touch, and we recognize that many people around the world, including garment workers, have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. We are committed to continuing to work with our suppliers, peer companies, governments, worker organizations, and multi-lateral institutions to protect those who are most vulnerable and are actively engaged in assessing how best to offer our support during these challenging times.
Since the onset of COVID-19, we have taken a multitude of decisive steps to protect the people who work in our supply chain. Key actions include:
Encouraging safe working practices and enforcing workplace standards
Partnering to provide workers access to clean water
Gap Foundation – COVID-19 Resilience Fund
Separately, Gap Foundation is supporting the COVID-19 Resilience Fund, a funding collaborative driven by corporate foundations with intent to build resilience of women in communities touched by global supply chains. The COVID-19 Resilience Fund currently is leveraging philanthropic dollars to fund local community organizations and women’s funds to build communities recover from the ill effects COVID 19 pandemic by supporting women’s economic resilience, health and well-being.