By Ellen Tauscher - Feb. 13, 2014
Editor's note: Former Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-Calif.), who represented California's 10th Congressional District from 1997-2009 and is a former under secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, is currently the independent chair of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety.Keep Reading
By Laura Wilkinson - Jan. 31, 2014
Gap Inc. cares about the human rights of the workers in our supply chain – and we invest in a wide range of projects and initiatives to advance that aim. Our company has been making significant, long-term investments to improve safety conditions in Bangladesh through our own safety program. In fact, when we launched the program in October 2012, we were one of the first global brands to launch such an effort, and our commitment to Bangladesh remains strong.Keep Reading
By Amina Razvi - Jan. 9, 2014
Amina Razvi is Senior Manager of Sustainable Innovation in Gap Inc.’s Social and Environmental Responsibility Department.
Our planet’s climate is changing, and not necessarily for the better. That’s why we at Gap Inc. are doing our part to reduce our carbon footprint.Keep Reading
Nov. 20, 2013
Today, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety and other organizations announced common, harmonized standards for fire and structural inspections, pending a few final modifications.Keep Reading
By Jason Walters - Nov. 14, 2013
Jason Walters is Senior Manager of Reporting in Gap Inc.’s Social and Environmental Responsibility Department.
Last week, I was fortunate to help represent Gap Inc.'s Social and Environmental Responsibility team at Business for Social Responsibility’s annual gathering for the corporate social responsibility (CSR) set.Keep Reading
By Andi Owen - Nov. 6, 2013
Andi Owen is the executive vice president of Gap Global Outlet at Gap Inc. and member of the Gap Foundation Board of Trustees.
When I was in my 20s and a regional manager for Banana Republic in Los Angeles, several of my district stores partnered with a nonprofit to hire young adults with developmental disabilities. I saw how much their jobs meant to them, and how the experience influenced their lives. That was my introduction to giving back — I knew that I wanted to start doing more.Keep Reading
By Daniel Fibiger - Oct. 30, 2013
Daniel Fibiger is Senior Manager of Strategy and Performance in Gap Inc.’s Social and Environmental Responsibility Department.
This past week, neighboring San Jose, CA, was host to the annual Net Impact Conference. Net Impact defines itself as a “community of more than 40,000 student and professional leaders creating positive social and environmental change in the workplace and the world.”Keep Reading
Oct. 24, 2013
Earlier this month, we issued our Gap Inc. Social & Environmental Responsibility Report for 2011 - 2012. Ten years after our first report, we continue to update our customers, stakeholders and employees on the wide range of initiatives aimed at enduring change around the world. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing key ideas from this report. The findings will cover four areas – environment, community, employees and human rights.Keep Reading