Rated: Not good enough
location: United States
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Gap is owned by Gap, Inc.
Its environment rating is 'it's a start'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including recycled materials. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste when manufacturing its products. It has set a science-based target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated from its own operations and supply chain but there is no evidence it is on track to meet its target. It implements water reduction initiatives in its supply chain.
Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. None of its supply chain is certified by labour standards which ensure worker health and safety, living wages or other labour rights. It received a score of 41-50% in the 2022 Fashion Transparency Index. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It discloses partially adequate policies to protect suppliers and workers in its supply chain from the impacts of COVID-19.
Its animal rating is 'not good enough'. It has a general statement about minimising animal suffering but not a formal animal welfare policy. It uses leather, wool and exotic animal hair. It does not use fur, down, angora or exotic animal skin. It traces some animal products to the first stage of production.
Gap is rated 'Not good enough' overall.