INCLUSION, BY DESIGN

Being an inclusive company isn't optional. For us, striving for equality is just as much of a business imperative today as it was 50 years ago when we started out.

We are inclusive, by design. Intentionally. Specifically. With purpose.

How it all started

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We Are Gap Inc.

We know embracing diversity – in our global offices and stores, across our supply chain, and in our communities – makes us a better, stronger company. Celebrating individuality increases creativity and innovation, promotes high-quality decisions, and drives our economic growth.

Recent highlights

Legal Teams Wins D&I Award

How One Leader Wears Her Confidence at Work

Employees Celebrate Long-Standing History of Equality

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We Create

We actually got our start in 1969 when one of our co-founders couldn’t find jeans that fit. We’re putting our customers – all of them – at the center of our design processes.

Recent highlights

Meet the Team Behind Old Navy's Plus Size Collection

Banana Republic Launches its First Equality Collection Capsule in Honor of International Women's Day

Athleta made a post mastectomy bra for cancer survivors

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We Engage

We believe in equality for all, and we’re guided by the belief that business can and should be a force for good. This means making the necessary changes across our company and inspiring change within our industry. We’re not perfect, but we’re committed to doing our part.

Recent highlights

Gap Inc. Joins Nationwide 'Open to All' Coalition  

CEO Art Peck talks about improving company diversity with Bloomberg's Emily Chang

Old Navy Commits to Helping Kids Change the Conversation on the Playground

WHAT WE'RE MADE OF

We can’t succeed without the exceptional people who make our company what it is today. To understand where we have room to improve, we're measuring our progress. To see this data and more, going back to 2013, visit our Sustainability report.

2017

Ethnicity

Overall

Overall diversity of U.S. employees

54% Minorities
54 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

47% White, 22% Hispanic, 20% Black, 7% Asian, 5% Other minority
47 % White
22 % Hispanic
20 % Black
7 % Asian
5 % Other minority

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

58% Minorities
58 % Minorities

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

Gender

Overall

Overall gender representation of employees globally

76% Women
76 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

50% VP & Above
50 % VP & Above
61% SR. / Director
61 % SR. / Director
61% SR. / Manager
61 % SR. / Manager
68% Store Management
68 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

74% Women
74 % Women

2016

Ethnicity

Overall

Overall diversity of U.S. employees

52% Minorities
52 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

48% White, 21% Hispanic, 19% Black, 7% Asian, 5% Other minority
48 % White
21 % Hispanic
19 % Black
7 % Asian
5 % Other minority

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

56% Minorities
56 % Minorities

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

Gender

Overall

Overall gender representation of employees globally

75% Women
75 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

51% VP & Above
51 % VP & Above
61% SR. / Director
61 % SR. / Director
61% SR. / Manager
61 % SR. / Manager
68% Store Management
68 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

74% Women
74 % Women

2015

Ethnicity

Overall

Overall diversity of U.S. employees

50% Minorities
50 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

50% White, 20% Hispanic, 19% Black, 7% Asian, 4% Other minority
50 % White
20 % Hispanic
19 % Black
7 % Asian
4 % Other minority

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

54% Minorities
54 % Minorities

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

Gender

Overall

Overall gender representation of employees globally

74% Women
74 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

49% VP & Above
49 % VP & Above
59% SR. / Director
59 % SR. / Director
60% SR. / Manager
60 % SR. / Manager
69% Store Management
69 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

73% Women
73 % Women

2014

Ethnicity

Overall

OVERALL DIVERSITY OF U.S. EMPLOYEES

49% Minorities
49 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

51% White, 20% Hispanic, 19% Black, 6% Asian, 4% Other minority
51 % White
20 % Hispanic
19 % Black
6 % Asian
4 % Other minority

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

51% Minorities
51 % Minorities

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

Gender

Overall

OVERALL GENDER REPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEES GLOBALLY

74% Women
74 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

46% VP & Above
46 % VP & Above
59% SR. / Director
59 % SR. / Director
60% SR. / Manager
60 % SR. / Manager
68% Store Management
68 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

72% Women
72 % Women

2013

Ethnicity

Overall

Overall diversity of U.S. employees

47% Minorities
47 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

53% White, 19% Black, 18% Hispanic, 6% Asian, 4% Other minority
53 % White
19 % Black
18 % Hispanic
6 % Asian
4 % Other minority

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

49% Minorities
49 % Minorities

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

Gender

Overall

OVERALL GENDER REPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEES GLOBALLY

73% Women
73 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

49% VP & Above
49 % VP & Above
59% SR. / Director
59 % SR. / Director
61% SR. / Manager
61 % SR. / Manager
69% Store Management
69 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

70% Women
70 % Women
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EQUALITY & BELONGING NETWORK GROUPS

Our Equality & Belonging Network Groups (EBNGs) were created by our employees to ensure that we build a work force that reflects our customer base and the communities where we do business, and develop a company culture and network that embraces differences and individuality.

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OUR AWARDS

2019
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
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2018
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work
Read the articleHuman Rights Campaign Best Places to Work
2018
Thomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion Index
Read the articleThomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion Index

KNOW A DIVERSE SUPPLIER?

We're committed to increasing diverse suppliers in our supply chain, assisting diverse businesses in becoming competitive leaders in their industries, and enhancing the economic vibrancy of the communities we serve.

Learn about our program