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.

Simple innovations to support organic cotton farming 

Brazil is the world’ fifth largest producer of cotton. And while smallholder farmers drive the production of organic cotton, it remains less than 1% of total cotton production.  C&A Foundation believes this must change.   We support initiatives that help smallholder organic farmers gain scale and productivity, so they can increase their income, while working to transform the fashion industry in…

Pioneering initiative proving new technology to trace organic cotton in textiles

The multi-stakeholder Organic Cotton Traceability Pilot that combines cutting-edge technologies, reaches milestone towards successfully tracing organic cotton through the value chain.

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Handmade

You must educate your children

More than organic cotton

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

For fashion that is more transparent

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Returning to their traditions

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

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

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico

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

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

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

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, 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 to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

For fashion that is more transparent

Handmade