Equality & Belonging

A simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company.  

We're working every day to build a more inclusive workplace where all employees are seen, heard and valued and that means creating systemic change within our talent practices from “hire to retire”.

And, we’re committed to designing products with purpose making sure all customers, no matter who they are, feel seen. 

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OUR COMMITMENTS TO CREATE FOR ALL, WITH ALL

Read our commitments to drive systemic change and enable a culture of belonging for our teams, our customers and future generations.

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.

Current

Ethnicity

U.S. Employees

Ethnic diversity of all U.S. employees

44% White, 25% Hispanic, 18% Black, 7% Asian, 5% Other
44 % White
25 % Hispanic
18 % Black
7 % Asian
5 % Other

"Other" includes: American Indian, Pacific Islander and 2+ Races.
Updated June 2020

Headquarters

Ethnic diversity of U.S. headquarters employees

54% White, 27% Asian, 10% Hispanic, 5% Other, 4% Black
54 % White
27 % Asian
10 % Hispanic
5 % Other
4 % Black

"Other" includes: American Indian, Pacific Islander and 2+ Races.
Updated June 2020

Distribution and Call Centers

Ethnic diversity of U.S. distribution and call center employees

47% White, 23% Black, 19% Hispanic, 9% Asian, 2% Other
47 % White
23 % Black
19 % Hispanic
9 % Asian
2 % Other

"Other" includes: American Indian, Pacific Islander and 2+ Races.
Updated June 2020

Store Leadership

Ethnic diversity of U.S. store leadership

70% White, 17% Hispanic, 9% Black, 3% Asian, 2% Other
70 % White
17 % Hispanic
9 % Black
3 % Asian
2 % Other

"Other" includes: American Indian, Pacific Islander and 2+ Races.
Updated June 2020

Store Employees

Ethnic diversity of U.S. store employees (non-leadership)

42% White, 27% Hispanic, 20% Black, 6% Asian, 5% Other
42 % White
27 % Hispanic
20 % Black
6 % Asian
5 % Other

"Other" includes: American Indian, Pacific Islander and 2+ Races.
Updated June 2020

Gender

Overall

Overall gender representation of employees globally

76% Women
76 % Women

Updated June 2020

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

58% VP & Above
58 % VP & Above
62% SR. / Director
62 % SR. / Director
58% SR. / Manager
58 % SR. / Manager
72% Store Management
72 % Store Management

Updated June 2020

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

75% Women
75 % Women

Updated June 2020

2018

Ethnicity

Overall

Overall diversity of U.S. employees

55% Minorities
55 % Minorities

Diversity

Ethnic diversity of U.S. employees

45% White, 24% Hispanic, 19% Black, 7% Asian, 5% Other
45 % White
24 % Hispanic
19 % Black
7 % Asian
5 % Other

New Hires

Diversity of newly hired U.S. employees

59% Minorities
59 % Minorities

Gender

Overall

Overall gender representation of employees globally

76% Women
76 % Women

Leadership

Women in Leadership Globally

54% VP & Above
54 % VP & Above
62% SR. / Director
62 % SR. / Director
59% SR. / Manager
59 % SR. / Manager
70% Store Management
70 % Store Management

New Hires

Gender representation of newly hired employees globally

74% Women
74 % Women

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

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

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

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

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

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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DIVERSITY COUNCIL AND BELONGING GROUPS

COLOR PROUD COUNCIL
Color Proud Council is an cross-brand, employee-led council that brings diversity to the bottom line through improving product education and pipelines and talent acquisition and retention practices. They focuses on all areas of diversity including (but not limited to) gender, race, ethnicity, body type, sexual orientation, age, religion, and ability. Learn more 

EQUALITY & BELONGING NETWORK GROUPS
The Equality & Belonging Network Groups were created by 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. Learn more

OUR AWARDS

2020
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work
Read the articleHuman Rights Campaign Best Places to Work
2019
Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
Read the articleBloomberg Gender-Equality Index
2019
Thomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion Index
Read the articleThomson Reuters Diversity and Inclusion Index

DIVERSE SUPPLIERS

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 more