Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Gap doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 57

Gap has a DitchCarbon Score of 57 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, suggesting there is room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would signify stronger efforts towards minimizing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Gap operates within the retail sector, which has a low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

The Gap, located in the United States, benefits from a low carbon intensity rating in the region. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.

...this company is doing 9.62% better in emissions than the industry average.

Gap Inc., founded in 1969 and headquartered in San Francisco, operates in the US retail sector. The company offers a diverse range of clothing and accessories through its various brands, including Old Navy, Athleta, Banana Republic, and Gap, each catering to different market segments and promoting values such as inclusivity, empowerment, and sustainable luxury. With a global team committed to innovation and social responsibility, Gap Inc. invites individuals to express their individuality through fashion while making positive impacts on society and the environment.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Gap

The company should undertake a detailed inventory of all Scope 2 emissions sources, establish reduction targets for each type of purchased energy, and improve their monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and uncover additional reduction opportunities, which could potentially lower their emissions by 25%.

Good news, Gap has set strong SBTi climate action commitments

Gap has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their operations to align with the 1.5°C warming limit. They also aim to procure renewable energy for their scope 2 emissions to meet the same global temperature goal.

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