Corporate Social Responsibility

At Ross Stores, Inc., which includes Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS, treating our Associates, our communities, and our environment with respect is a priority every day. We are also committed to ethical business practices as a cornerstone of our Company.

While we have a number of corporate social responsibility programs today, our commitment to this area constantly requires new thinking and new approaches. As a result, we are always looking for ways to improve.

Corporate Social Responsibility at Ross Stores, Inc.

  • Empowering Our Associates
  • Supporting Our Communities
  • Operating Sustainably
  • Conducting Business Ethically
  • Head shot of Ross CEO Barbara Rentler
  • “Ross is committed to creating value for our Associates and our communities, and doing so with a high level of ethics and integrity. In addition to fulfilling our mission of offering customers the best name-brand bargains possible, we aim to empower our Associates, operate in ways that reduce our environmental impact, and give back to the communities where we conduct business.”

    —Barbara Rentler,
    Chief Executive Officer


We strive to provide a work environment where our Associates can grow, succeed and contribute to the communities where they live and work. Read more about how we empower our Associates.


Through our community giving program, our Company and Foundation partner with organizations that work in our communities to build academic achievement and life skills for young people who need us most. Read more about our mission statement and our giving programs.


Our sustainability efforts not only help us be responsible corporate citizens, but also lower costs and enhance our ability to deliver the value our customers expect. Read more about our sustainable operations.


Ethical business practices play a critical role in our approach to maintain transparent and effective governance. Read more about our ethical business practices and corporate governance.

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