Big ideas to
transform the industry

We fund initiatives that have the potential to create long-term change. Click through the list of our current grants to see more.

How to become a Partner

ABA Rule of Law Initiative

Advance workers’ access to labour justice and rights to non-discrimination, freedom of association, and payment of remuneration owed, with a principal focus on the apparel and textile sector.


Strengthening and expanding the ABVTEX Certification Programme, promoting greater legitimacy and credibility for the Programme, and fostering greater transparency in the industry.

Aga Khan Foundation

Transition of marginal, tribal farmers to organic cotton production in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Aga Khan Foundation

Provide loans from a community-managed fund to smallholder cotton farmers in India to install dip irrigation units for improving water use efficiency.

Aga Khan Foundation

Promote Better Cotton production practices using water efficient farming techniques.


To develop and implement technology able to trace the production of clothing, ensuring respect for decent working conditions.

American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences (AIR)

Assess the socio-economic impact of three cotton cultivation systems - BCI, conventional and organic cotton.

Anti-Slavery International

Support the initiative "European Action to Reduce Forced and Child Labour in Global Supply Chains."

ArtEZ University of the Arts

A two-day conference presenting cutting-edge research and a wide range of critical fashion practices to help redefine the fashion industry as a force for good.


Identify and nurture social entrepreneurs working to transform the apparel industry through the "Fabric of Change" partnership.

Awaj Foundation

Empower women leaders in the apparel sector, through advanced training in negotiation and advocacy.

Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity

Empower workers, especially female workers, to use social media as a tool to organise and raise their collective voice.

Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Increase access of Bangladeshi garment workers to legal aid services and advocate for further legal reforms to protect their rights.

Better Cotton Initiative

Support the Better Cotton Initiative in standard upgradation, increasing uptake and embedding the standard in national and quasi-national legislation.


The project will be first ever program to map RMG factories across all 20 garment-producing districts in Bangladesh, including direct and indirect exporters, subcontractors, and manufacturers.

Brazil Foundation/Womanity Foundation

Online platform that maps and analyses the ecosystem of initiatives aimed at women’s empowerment and gender justice.

Brazilian Institute for National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labour

Supporting consolidation of the structure of InPACTO.


Build a response system to tackle sexual harassment and gender based violence in the workplace within the apparel supply chain.


Adapt HerRespect curriculum for use in India, and partner with the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to mobilise manufacturers to prevent gender based violence.


Expand transparency information in north and southeast Asia to reduce environmental impacts of the apparel supply chain.