Michaels arts & crafts is a member of Open to All, a national public education campaign against discrimination, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America & Canada to support young people's' access to pathways to success. They score a 25/100 on CSRHub's Corporate Sustainability Report and report their 2020 Sustainability Report on their website. Over 45% of Michaels stores' waste was recycled in 2019. Michaels is Great Place to Work - Certified for 2019-2020. They have a charity "Michaels CARES" that helps employees with grants to recover from a difficult event such as a natural disaster or family loss. They also offer veteran employment, offer employees adoption benefits, tuition reimbursement, and discounts for veterans, senior, and teachers. Their sustainability measures including using LEED-certified light bulbs and offering toxic disposal for some of their products reflect minimal effort to compete with more sustainable corporate practices. They additionally lack transparency about where they source their animal products. Their Lighthouse accessibility score is 93/100.