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.

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Finance Mechanism 

C&A Foundation’s Drip Pool Programme highlights the importance of agro ecological initiatives and industry-wide collaboration in improving the livelihoods of smallholder and marginal Indian farmers while addressing environmental challenges.    Almost half of India’s population depends on farming and agriculture for their livelihood, with smallholder and marginal farmers making up more than 85 p…

Sustainability and Social Responsibility: Priority Issues at the Latin American Fashion Summit

This past 8 to 11 November, C&A Foundation sponsored the first Latin American Fashion Summit (LAFS) to discuss new and emerging challenges and business models in the fashion industry on the continent, and the tools required to give young designers increased opportunities to stand out.    The summit was held in the Riviera Maya, Mexico and brought together over 200 fashion industry leaders and e…

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Handmade

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Returning to their traditions

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey for a Better Life

Madhya Pradesh, India

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

More than organic cotton

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

What should working women do when their health may be at risk on the job?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

How does empowerment help change the lives of women working at a maquila?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

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

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

You must educate your children

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Returning to their traditions

More than organic cotton

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

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

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

How does empowerment help change the lives of women working at a maquila?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

What should working women do when their health may be at risk on the job?

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

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

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey for a Better Life

Madhya Pradesh, India

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Handmade