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.

5 years making fashion a force for good: interview with The Freedom Fund

  “Our north star is to see a sector where people have decent and fair work, where they’re treated with dignity across the sector. A world where brands take responsibility for the decisions they make and the pressures they place down through the supply chain. To be able to create a marketplace of fashion that is fair, ethical and lifts workers up rather than use them as instruments of harm”, sa…

Is a sustainable future really possible for fashion?

Lee Alexander Risby, Head of Effective Philanthropy at C&A Foundation, speaks to two authors of a new report, ‘The Future of Sustainability in the Fashion Industry’.   They discuss why this research is a wake-up call for the industry…     Experts from across the global fashion industry have contributed to a new report that takes an honest look at where the industry is heading - and what needs…

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Organic farming as a legacy

Piauí, Brazil

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

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

A collective journey towards autonomy

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

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

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

KaKa: A Collective Struggle

Santana do Livramento, Brazil

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

More than organic cotton

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

A dream that changes lives

São Paulo, Brazil

For fashion that is more transparent

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

The power of marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico

You must educate your children

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

Building appreciation for seamstresses in marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, India

Handmade

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

Returning to their traditions

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

Building appreciation for seamstresses in marginalised communities

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Handmade