Inclusive, By Design

Highlights

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1 Million+

women and girls reached by P.A.C.E. since 2007

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10,600+

youth hired by This Way ONward since 2007

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1.5 Million+

people reached with improved water access through Women + Water since 2017

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A-

rating received for CDP Climate and Water

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79%

of cotton sourced from more sustainable sources

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92%

of fabrics with PFC-based finishes successfully converted or exited

Goals & Progress

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

All target years are fiscal year end. Data is through fiscal year 2021 (January 29, 2022).

Empowering Women
Goal Target Year Status Progress

Reach 1 million women and girls through P.A.C.E.

2022

Achieved

As of the end of fiscal 2021, over 1 million women and girls have been reached through P.A.C.E.
100% of workers employed in our strategic factories will have their voices heard through representative, gender-equitable workplace committees 2025 Establishing baseline

We have developed the following key performance indicators (KPIs):

  • % strategic factories where workplace committees have gender-equitable representation

  • % strategic factories where workplace committees are meeting at least 70% of relevant Better Work Academy’s Social Dialogue Indicators (SDIs) and meet minimum requirement indicators (SDI 9, SDI 17 and SDI 18)

100% of our strategic factories (those representing 80 percent of our total volume) are investing in women’s empowerment through participation in Empower@Work 2025 Establishing baseline

We have developed the following key performance indicators (KPIs):  

  • % of strategic factories where at least 50% of the factory’s female workers have been enrolled in P.A.C.E./Empower@Work curriculum
  • % of strategic factories that have institutionalized Empower@Work as part of their HR management systems
100% of our strategic factories will have achieved gender parity at the supervisor level 2025 Establishing baseline

We have developed the following key performance indicators (KPIs): 

  • % of strategic factories have achieved gender parity at the supervisor level
  • % of supervisors in our suppliers’ strategic factories that are women, globally
100% of our factories will have prevention and response management systems and trainings in place to address gender‑based violence 2025 Establishing baseline

100% of our factories have prevention and response management systems and 70% have internal trainers in place to address gender-based violence

We have developed the following key performance indicators (KPIs):

  • % of sourcing factories that have a functioning grievance mechanism for encouraging employee complaints and suggestions, including to report incidents of gender-based violence, harassment and abuse
  • % of sourcing factories where 100% of employees are trained on gender-based violence prevention and response each fiscal year
80% of Gap Inc. sourcing will be allocated to green-rated suppliers 2025 On track 68% of our sourcing volume is allocated to green-rated suppliers
By 2023, 100% of our Tier 1 facilities will participate in industry wide efforts, including SLCP and/or ILO Better Work, and 100% of Tier 2 strategic mills will participate by 2025. 2023 / 2025 Needs attention
  • 75% of Tier 1 factories are participating
  • 40% of Tier 2 strategic mills are participating
100% of vendors comprising 90%* of Gap Inc.’s business spend are invited to participate in Better Buying, with scores isolated across brands, working toward annual public reporting on purchasing practices improvements. 2025 Establishing baseline Our previous goal applied to 100% of Gap Inc. vendors. In 2021 we decided to revise the goal to apply to the vendors comprising the top 90% of our business spend in order to focus on the vendors where we have the greatest influence and impact.

Enabling Opportunity
Goal Target Year Status Progress

Hire 5% of Old Navy store entry-level employees from This Way ONward annually

2025

On track

In 2021, 3% of Old Navy entry-level store employees were hired through This Way ONward

Reach 20,000 youth through This Way ONward

2025 On track

Over 10,600 youth have participated since the program launched in 2007, with 1,170 hired in 2021

Enriching Communities
Goal Target Year Status Progress
WATER: Net-positive water impact in water stressed regions by 2050

Support a water-resilient supply chain

2030

Establishing baseline

Establishing baselines and context-based targets

Empower 2 million people - including 1 million women - with access to improved drinking water and sanitation

2023 On track

As of the end of fiscal 2021, we have empowered 1.5 million people

Work toward zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in our supply chain: Eliminate PFC-based finishes from our supply chain

2023 On track 38% of products with water- or stain-repellent finishes were made using non-PFC based finishes. Gap Inc. successfully converted or exited 92% of fabrics with a PFC-based finish
CLIMATE: Carbon neutral across our value chain by 2050

Reduce Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from purchased goods and services by 30% from a 2017 baseline

2030 On track 2020 Scope 3 data will be available in 2022

Reduce Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 90% from a 2017 baseline

2030 On track Our 2020 Scope 1 and 2 emissions were reduced by 39% from a 2017 baseline. 2021 Scope 1 and 2 data will be available on our website later this year

Source 100% renewable energy for our owned and operated facilities globally from a 2017 baseline

2030 On track In 2020, 17% of our energy was produced from renewable sources. 2021 data will be available on our website later this year
PRODUCT

Source 100% of cotton from more sustainable sources (defined as: Better Cotton (formerly BCI), verified US-grown cotton (USCTP), organic, in-conversion (to verified organic), recycled and regenerative)

2025 On track

79% of cotton was sourced from more sustainable sources

Source at least 45% of polyester from recycled sources (rPET). (Some brands have higher goals)

2025 On track

10% of polyester was sources from recycled sources

WASTE & CIRCULARITY

Eliminate unnecessary and problematic plastic

2030 Needs attention Tracking in progress