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.

A new dawn in the fight against gender-based violence at work?

Olivia Windham Stewart reflects on her week at the United Nations General Assembly, where C&A Foundation launched the joint statement: Our Commitment to a Future with Fair Work.  On 21 June 2019, the International Labour Conference (ILC) voted to adopt a new ILO Convention and Recommendation to address violence and harassment at work – Convention 190 and Recommendation 206. The adoption of the…

Organic farming as a legacy

Manoel Aragão Ribeiro, better known as Seu Nézinho, was born and raised in Quilombola Lagoa dos Prazeres, a community in Piauí, Brazil. It was his grandfather, the founder of Quilombola, who gave him his nickname.  Manoel started working as a farmer along with his parents at the age of 16.  Today, he is proud of never having...

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The power of marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

Returning to their traditions

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A dream that changes lives

São Paulo, Brazil

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

More than organic cotton

Organic farming as a legacy

Piauí, Brazil

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

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

A collective journey towards autonomy

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

You must educate your children

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

KaKa: A Collective Struggle

Santana do Livramento, Brazil

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

For fashion that is more transparent

Handmade

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Workers well-being at Maquilas: Consuelo and Natalia pave the way

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, 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

A collective journey towards autonomy

Organic farming as a legacy

Piauí, 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

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

A dream that changes lives

São Paulo, Brazil

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

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

For fashion that is more transparent

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

Workers well-being at Maquilas: Consuelo and Natalia pave the way

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, India

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

KaKa: A Collective Struggle

Santana do Livramento, Brazil

The power of marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Handmade