Call for Expression of Interest for Principal Evaluator/Evaluation Team

Fundacion C&A and C&A Foundation invite evaluators/evaluation teams in Mexico to submit expressions of interest for conducting an evaluation of a two year programme focused on the integral well-being of the workers in the Mexican textile industry in order to improve productivity…

Call for Expression of Interest for Building an Organic Cotton Programme in Tanzania

C&A Foundation is issuing a Request for Expression of Interest (REoI) to identify organizations that could develop a programme for scaling organic cotton production in Tanzania.We seek a partner who can build a holistic and market based model to upscale organic cotton production…

Fabric of Change shines the way for philanthropy

Competitions that encourage innovation - rather than simply reward it - are becoming more and more popular as a means of philanthropic giving. Under the right circumstances, they are more effective than traditional grant-making, writes author Renya Reed Wasson in a recent issue o…

The human face of our industry

Who are the people who make our clothes? What makes them laugh or cry? What are their hopes and fears? C&A Foundation is partnering with digital marketing agency Webable to bring a human face to the people working in the Bangladeshi garment industry.Called Made in Equality, the m…

Tazreen compensation finalised

The Tazreen Claims Administration Trust (TCA) has finalised its work, completing the compensation payments to the victims of the 2012 Tazreen Fashion fire in Bangladesh. In total, approximately USD 2.17 million was paid out to the families of the 112 dead and missing, and the 174…

How cotton recovery is changing the game for sustainable fashion

How can we sustainably shape the world of the future? How can we consume with a clear conscience? What shape does effective recycling take? These are a few of the questions that we all have to ask ourselves in light of the fact that raw materials are finite and we're using up t…

NGC and C&A explore sustainable cotton

On the occasion of the European premiere of the National Geographic documentary “For the Love of Fashion", water and sustainability advocate, Alexandra Cousteau, and C&A Chief Sustainability Officer, Jeffrey Hogue, emphasized the need for a paradigm shift in the cotton value chai…

Pakistan Embraces Organic Cotton

Organic cotton farming in Pakistan is getting a major boost, thanks to a partnership between C&A Foundation, WWF-Pakistan and the Agriculture Extension Department (AED) of Balochistan, a province in the west of the country.Hundreds of farmers are already benefitting from a succes…

Eliminating compliance barriers with Better Buying

Better Buying, an initiative that will collect suppliers' anonymous ratings of brands and retailers' purchasing practices, was introduced on May 12 at a multi-stakeholder workshop in Geneva, Switzerland. Set to become fully operational by 2017, the initiative will combine and sco…