Measuring Our Progress

Employee

Strong governance is essential to the work of sustainability. These efforts start with a commitment from our leadership, whose input and oversight play a critical role in driving our progress. For us, good governance begins with a strong Board of Directors that has an independent perspective on our business and company management, including our approach to creating social and environmental change. 

Working Conditions

Working Conditions at Garment Factories that Make Gap Inc. Branded Clothing

 

Independent Factories
Supplying Branded Clothing to Gap Inc. Brands

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

# of Factories Active During the Full Fiscal Year

795

765

701

673

 648

598

% of Active Full Year Factories Assessed

97.9%

95.6%

90.2%

92.6%

 90.6%

80.9%

     

 

# of Assessed Factories Active During Part of the Fiscal Year

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

All Sourcing Countries

1003

933

855

778

 733

667

% Change from prior year

-7%

-7%

-8%

-9%

 -6%

-9%

     

 

New Factory Evaluations and Approvals

 2015

 2016

 2017

2018

2019

2020

All Sourcing Countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

# of new factories evaluated

141

129

137

148

 139

110

% approved

82%

78%

65%

76%

 78%

78%

% pending

 2%

7%

20%

8%

 6%

9%

     

 

Share of Sourcing Unit Volume from Preferred Supplier Factories

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

All Sourcing Countries

 65%

70%

75%

77%

 78%

74%

     

 

Factory Ratings (Active factories at Year End) 
Green - Good, Yellow - Fair, Red - Action Required  

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

# of factories

915

875

813

774

739 

660

Green

42.3%

35.0%

36.9%

38.6%

44.9% 

53.5%

Yellow

39.2%

48.9%

58.1%

59.4%

53.0% 

45.3%

Red

18.5%

16.0%

5.0%

1.8%

2.0% 

1.1%

 

 

Code of Vendor Conduct (COVC) Issues at Assessed Factories Supplying Branded Clothing to Gap Inc.  

 

2015-2020 Findings and Resolution

 

*Data represents Fiscal Year (Feb - Jan) 

 

 

Community

Community Leaders

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

# of Community Leaders

2,520

2,207

2,800

2,800

2,700

2,800

     

 

 

Employee Volunteering

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

# of Employee Volunteers

33,000

31,000

33,000

37,000

35,000

24,000

# of Employees

141,000

135,000

135,000

135,000 

129,000

117,000

% of Employees Volunteering

23%

23%

24%

 27%

28%

21%

     

 

 

# of Hours Volunteered

504,378

417,968

420,811

431,534

355,575

160,566

# of Hours Per Volunteer

15

13

13

12

10

7

# of Hours Per Employee

4

3

3

3

3

1

(*Full- and part-time, non-seasonal employees)

 

     

 

 

Youth

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

# of Youth Who Received Job Training Through This Way Ahead to Date (cumulative totals)

2,042

2,713

3,900

5,677

8,201

9,113

     

 

 

Financial Donations

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Employee Participation

$2,569,955

$1,700,795

$1,650,331

$2,091,172 

$1,151,287

$1,200,000

     

 

 

Total Value of Employee Giving

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Total Value to Community from Employee Time and Money

$17,274,553

$14,355,055

$14,770,938

$15,829,224

$12,362,627

$7,100,000

Total Gap Inc. and Gap Foundation Giving

$29,065,283

$20,341,167

$14,518,978

$18,157,698

$17,429,000

$14,730,000

*Data represents Fiscal Year (Feb - Jan) 

 

 

Environment

Energy Consumption

2015 (Global)

2016 (Global)

2017 (Global; market-based) 

2018 (Global; market-based) 

2019 (Global; market-based) 

2020 (Global; market-based)*

Energy consumption from operations (thousand MWh)

1,167

1,101

1,096

1,086

1,047

926

By building type

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Headquarters**

57

53

57

49

45

33

Distribution Centers

141

131

138

142

137

141

Stores

969

917

900

895

864

671

By region

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americas

978

919

913

909

885

838

Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

63

54

45

40

40

25

Asia Pacific

126

129

139

138

123

63

By source

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct sources (corresponds with Scope 1 emissions)

161

130

143

152

150

138

Natural gas

149

126

138

147

146

133

Jet fuel

2

3

4

4

2

4

#2 Fuel oil

3

0

0

0

0

0

Propane

2

1

1

1

1

0.9

Indirect sources (corresponds with Scope 2 emissions)

1,059

971

953

935

898

788

Electricity

1,004

963

947

928

892

704

Chilled Water

1

2

1

1

1

0.5

Steam

6

7

5

6

6

3

Renewable Energy (vPPA)

-

-

-

-

-

80

Annual reduction rate in operational energy consumption (%)

0%

-6%

-0.45%

 -0.91%

-3.6%

-12%

Energy consumption intensity (million KWh/million square feet)

23.62

23.18

22.44

22.33

21.25

10.2

Energy consumption per $ revenue (KWh/USD)

0.074

0.071 

0.069

0.066

0.064

0.067

      

 

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions

 2015 (Global)

 2016 (Global)

2017 (Global; market-based) 

2018 (Global; market-based)  

2019 (Global; market-based) 

2020 (Global; market-based) FY

Total Greenhouse gas emissions (metric tonnes CO2e, corresponds with Scopes 1, 2, and 3)

 1,078,782

1,087,592 

1,056,606

1,026,061

927,806

Available in 2022

Greenhouse gas emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) (corresponds with Scopes 1 and 2)

 481,122

447,687 

405,503

387,643

363,586

240,724

Reduction rate from baseline (2015) (%, for Scopes 1 and 2 only)

 Baseline

 -6%

-16%

-19%

-25%

-50%

Scope 1 GHG emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)

 28,495

23,810 

26,320

27,818

27,316

25,352

By building type

 

 

 

 

 

 

          Headquarters**

1,466 

1,559 

1,797

1,691

1,617

1,629

          Distribution Centers

 6,885

 5,556

6,688

6,384

6,004

6,291

Stores

 20,144

16,696 

17,834

19,743

19,695

17,432

By region

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americas

 25,125

21,711 

23,790

25,602

24,821

23,460

Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

1,503

746

965

618

888

729

Asia Pacific

1,866

1,354

1,565

1,598

1.606

1,163

By source

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural gas

 27,006

22,813 

24,957

 26.584

26,480

24,132

Jet fuel

 425

704 

1,109

991 

610

1,014

#2 Fuel oil

 692

0

0

0

0

Propane

 372

290 

254

244

226

2,026

Scope 2 GHG emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)

 452,627

423,877 

379,183

359,825

336,270

215,372

By building type

 

 

 

 

 

 

          Headquarters**

18,916 

15,894 

15,857

11.292

8,703

6,675

          Distribution Centers

 41,054

39,598 

32,033

29,508

28,885

28,810

Stores

 392,658

368,386 

331,294

319,025

298,683

219,690

By region

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americas

 360,627

331,032 

289,525

273,578

260,836

177,087

Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

 20,795

19,429 

13,373

11,985

11,571

7,155

Asia Pacific

 71,205

73,417 

76,285

74,262

63,864

31,131

By source

 

 

 

 

 

 

          Purchased electricity for operations

 450,523

421,501 

377,426

357,795

334,496

254,119

Chilled Water

 264

273 

101

295

95

102

Steam

 1,841

2,103 

1,655

1,932

1,680

955

Scope 3 GHG emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)

 597,660

639,905 

651,103

638,418

 587,249

543,611

By source

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upstream transportation and distribution

549,110 

570,218 

570,211

576,828

527,801

527,801

Business travel

15,627

32,598 

40,240

33,059

34,041

619

Franchise

32,923 

37,089 

40,652

28,531

25,407

15,911

Greenhouse gas emissions from Tier 1 suppliers (metric tonnes CO2e)***

4,354,461

4,242,915

N/A

5,182,808

4,984,377

Available in 2022

Greenhouse gas emissions per $USD revenue (metrics tonnes CO2e/million $USD revenue, corresponds with Scopes 1,2 and 3)

68.29

70.09

N/A

61.89

57.28

Available in 2022

      

 

Water Stewardship

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020 (Global)

Number of denim laundries participating in the Water Quality Program

 63

 63

52

 47

48

52

% of denim laundries passing annual Water Quality Program **** 

 100%

 100%

100%

90%

87.5%

92%

      

 

Supplier Participation in Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) Higg Index

 2015

2016

2017

2018 

2019 

2020 (Global)

# of Tier 1 suppliers responding to SAC Higg Index survey

527

452 

657

661

674

601

% of Tier 1 suppliers responding to SAC Higg Index survey

58%

 72%

94%

95% 

97%

100%

# of Tier 2 suppliers responding to SAC Higg Index survey

19

86 

108

169 

174

157

      

 

*Environmental data represents Calendar Year (Jan - Dec) except for 2020, which represents Fiscal Year (Feb - Jan)

 

** Headquarters scope includes corporate, field and headquarter offices and call centers.

 

*** Data is self-reported by Tier 1 strategic suppliers and includes extrapolated data for suppliers who did not report.

 

****In 2018, we aligned the Water Quality Program with the ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines and updated our scoring. “Passing” refers to denim laundries that met at least the Foundational Level for Conventional Parameters

 

Employees

Gap Inc. Owned Facilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Ethnic Breakdown

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

White

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

53%

51%

50%

48%

47%

45%

44%

45%

Management

75%

74%

73%

72%

71%

69%

68%

68%

New Hires

51%

49%

46%

44%

41%

41%

41%

45%

Asian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

6%

6%

7%

7%

7%

7%

7%

7%

Management

9%

9%

9%

10%

10%

10%

11%

11%

New Hires

6%

6%

6%

6%

6%

6%

6%

6%

Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

19%

19%

19%

19%

20%

19%

18%

17%

Management

6%

6%

7%

6%

6%

7%

7%

6%

New Hires

23%

24%

24%

24%

25%

24%

23%

22%

Hispanic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

18%

20%

20%

21%

22%

24%

25%

26%

Management

9%

10%

10%

10%

11%

12%

12%

13%

New Hires

16%

17%

18%

19%

21%

22%

23%

20%

Other Minority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

4%

4%

4%

5%

5%

5%

5%

5%

Management

1%

1%

1%

2%

2%

2%

2%

3%

New Hires

5%

5%

6%

6%

6%

7%

7%

7%

Minorities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All

47%

49%

50%

52%

54%

55%

56%

55%

Management

25%

26%

27%

28%

29%

31%

32%

32%

New Hires

49%

51%

54%

56%

58%

59%

59%

55%

* U.S. full-time and part-time, non-seasonal employees. Data on ethnic diversity not available outside the U.S.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global Gender Representation

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

VP & Above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

49%

46%

49%

51%

50%

54%

58%

58%

Men

51%

54%

51%

49%

50%

46%

42%

42%

Director / Sr. Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

59%

59%

59%

61%

61%

62%

62%

61%

Men

41%

41%

41%

39%

39%

38%

38%

39%

Manager / Sr. Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

61%

60%

60%

61%

61%

59%

58%

58%

Men

39%

40%

40%

39%

39%

41%

42%

42%

Store Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

69%

68%

69%

68%

68%

70%

72%

74%

Men

31%

32%

31%

32%

32%

30%

28%

26%

New Hires

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

70%

72%

73%

74%

74%

74%

75%

74%

Men

30%

28%

27%

26%

26%

26%

25%

26%

Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

73%

74%

74%

75%

76%

76%

76%

76%

Men

27%

26%

26%

25%

24%

24%

24%

24%

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Promotion Rates by Gender & Position

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

VP & Above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

8%

8%

10%

3%

4%

3%

1%

8%

Men

3%

5%

13%

7%

11%

8%

3%

6%

Director / Sr. Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

12%

9%

12%

10%

9%

7%

6%

6%

Men

9%

11%

10%

12%

6%

6%

7%

6%

Manager / Sr. Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

13%

13%

16%

16%

13%

11%

12%

10%

Men

14%

13%

15%

14%

13%

7%

11%

8%

Professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

7%

7%

6%

7%

8%

8%

8%

4%

Men

7%

8%

7%

8%

8%

8%

8%

4%

Overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women

7%

7%

7%

7%

8%

8%

8%

4%

Men

7%

8%

8%

8%

8%

8%

8%

5%

Global Share of Open Positions Filled by Internal Hires

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

VP & Above

71%

57%

70%

71%

61%

57%

47%

71%

Director / Sr. Director

67%

65%

65%

64%

52%

56%

57%

62%

Manager / Sr. Manager

57%

60%

58%

59%

57%

52%

52%

66%

Store Management

53%

52%

53%

49%

47%

43%

39%

48%

Overall (including Store Associates)

15%

15%

14%

15%

15%

15%

19%

24%

 

 

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