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.

Cotton 2040 Launches CottonUP Guide

Multistakeholder initiative Cotton 2040 recently launched CottonUP, a practical guide to sourcing more sustainable cotton. The guide was created with the vision of a cotton industry that is a force for good for workers, and the environment along the entire supply chain. Cotton 2040 brought together representatives of cotton standards, such as Fairtrade, The Better Cotton Initiative, Cotton Made in Africa, my BMP, and Textile Exchange in a non-competitive collaboration to create the CottonUP...

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...

Returning to their traditions

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Journey of discovery

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Age-old problems, new solutions

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

You must educate your children

More than organic cotton

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

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Handmade

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