Business: a force for good
Gap, Inc. joins the ranks of our holdings in the Animal Welfare portfolio.
This conglomerate of a clothing brand is bullish on sustainability, in every sense of the word:
– Partnered with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for solutions in water for communities and issues affecting women
– Joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with other apparel brands to create a more circular future for clothing
– Gap’s fastest growing brand, Athleta, earned B-Corp Certification in 2017
– 3 of Gap’s largest brands are partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of America to scale Gap’s on the job training program, This Way Ahead
Another item of note
The company is one of the first to embrace loss prevention as a part of its business strategy, which is another way to say risk management for social responsibility.
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