A fair and sustainable fashion industry that enables people to thrive

Making Fashion a Force for Good

What we Do

We are a corporate foundation here to fundamentally transform the fashion industry.

How we Work

Together with our partners, we take collective action guided by our theories of change and by the principles of gender justice.

Results & Learning

We are a learning organisation, enabling our staff to learn, adapting our structures and sharing our lessons.

C&A Foundation launches 2017 Annual Report

C&A Foundation’s Annual Report 2017 is a strong call to action to join the movement to transform the apparel industry.   Zug, Switzerland, 21 June 2018. C&A Foundation published its fifth annual report, not only sharing progress in 2017 and insights from its grant-making, but making a strong call to action to industry players. Leslie Johnston, C&A Foundation Executive Director makes a clear call for collaboration: “We know that the challenges in our industry are deep and require equally dee...

€1.29 million in funding to support circular fashion initiatives

C&A Foundation’s work to make circular fashion a reality is set to receive a major boost thanks to the approval of five initiatives following the 2017 Request for Proposals (RFP): ‘Bridging the Gap’ Implementation of Circular Economy in the Apparel Sector.   Five pilot initiatives have been selected as part of its open request for proposals to bridge the gap in the implementation of circular business models at all levels of the global apparel value chain. The Bridging the Gap’s partners will...

Life After Forced Labour: Mrs. Mariyasanthi and the rice cooker

More than organic cotton

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Handmade

Journey of discovery

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

You must educate your children

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Returning to their traditions

Age-old problems, new solutions

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Returning to their traditions

More than organic cotton

Age-old problems, new solutions

Handmade

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

You must educate your children

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

Journey of discovery

Dhaka, Bangladesh

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

Life After Forced Labour: Mrs. Mariyasanthi and the rice cooker

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh