Old Navy uses its corporate reputation and funds to advance LGBTQ causes. Gap, its parent company has used its reputation to advance ideological causes including LGBTQ causes, and launching a billboard in Times Square against systemic racism. Gap indirectly supports Planned Parenthood. Old Navy, which follows Gap's Code of Business does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. Old Navy does not discriminate against religious organizations that serve a social purpose. Old Navy vets vendors based on LGBTQ policies. For these reasons, Old Navy receives a Medium Risk rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Gap Inc., Old Navy’s parent company, received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has pledged to vet vendors based on LGBTQ policies (1). There are no known instances of Old Navy terminating business relationships because of political or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Old Navy, which follows Gap’s Code of Business does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Gap has signed open letters in support of the Equality Act and supporting transgender participation in youth sports (1)(2). Gap has embraced the Black Lives Matter movement, including launching a billboard in Times Square in June 2020 in the wake of the events surrounding George Floyd (3). Gap opposed the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act, which prohibits teaching gender identity and sexual orientation in schools to kids in K-3rd grade (4). During Pride Month, Old Navy hosts Purple 4th in support of LGBTQ Pride (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Gap Inc, Old Navy’s parent company has not used its PAC for ideological purposes and has not donated to ideological PACs (1).
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March 23, 2023
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