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4 Mar 2016

Vikas Vij, Just Means

Gap commits to lower emissions & improve working conditions across its supply chain

"Gap Announces 50 Percent Cut in GHG Emissions by 2020", 1 Mar 2016

…[B]uilding upon the momentum of the landmark Paris Agreement…Gap Inc. has announced an ambitious new climate goal to cut down absolute GHG emissions globally across all owned and operated facilities by 50 percent from 2015 levels by the end of 2020. Gap CEO Art Peck says in the company’s new global sustainability report that change is not just possible, but imperative…In addition to the efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, the company has maintained a steadfast commitment to protect human rights and improve working conditions in garment factories across its supply chain. It is also working to change the lives of one million women through P.A.C.E., its award-winning women's life skills education program...Catalyst…has recognized Gap’s commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity, by announcing that the company would be presented with the 2016 Catalyst Award…Gap…learns more about the root causes of the challenges across the global value chain and strives to identify, test and implement solutions that can help achieve even greater positive impacts.