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.

Not so fast — fashion: can circular business models slow it down?

The challenging context of fast fashion  We need to put the brakes on the runaway environmental and social impacts of fashion. Both society and the environment are paying too high a price for our insatiable desire for clothes.  We all know the hidden cost of the fashion industry, which employs between 25 and 60 million people alone in the production of garments¹, many in low-wage jobs with poor…

ProDESC doubling efforts to help garment workers defend their labour rights

C&A Foundation in Mexico and the "Economic Social and Cultural Rights Project" (ProDESC) have entered into a partnership, to support and enable women workers in the industry, so that they know their rights and can defend them more effectively. The initiative, which started out in February 2019, will run for two years and focus on protecting the human rights of women working in the fashion indust…

The most stimulating challenge of my life

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

What can maquila workers do to demand better pay?

Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico

More than organic cotton

Wisdom rooted in Customs

Chiapas, Mexico

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

Returning to their traditions

For fashion that is more transparent

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Breaking the cycle of violence: Stories of courage

Karnataka, India

Tackling systemic issues within India: Child Labour

Madhya Pradesh, India.

A Collective Transformation

São Paulo, Brazil

Building a new cotton conscience together in China

China

A Daughter's Sacrifice

Immigrants must follow their dreams

Brazil

Handmade

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

Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico

When workers know their rights and how to demand them

Piedras Negras, Mexico

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Life After Forced Labour: The rose farmers

A fair, prosperous, sustainable cotton industry is possible

The story of Vishram a Drip Farmer in Gujarat, India

Gujarat, India

Life After Forced Labour: Longing to go to school

Thavasimadai, India

Drip Pool Programme: Innovative Community-Managed Financing Mechanism 

Gujarat, India

Meet Aklima

Dhaka, Bangladesh

A Woman of Character

Ceará, Brazil

Pushpa: One Girl's Journey to Receive an Education

Madhya Pradesh, India

A Farmer's Organic Mission for Good

Connecting for collective action

Tamil Nadu, India

The Use of Role-Play in Challenging Conventional Gender Roles

Faridabad, India

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

Tailoring solutions

Brasil

You must educate your children

Life After Forced Labour: The fish farmer

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

Piedras Negras, Mexico

One pulling up the other

Jessore, Bangladesh

Hand in hand for a better Fashion Industry

São Paulo, Brazil

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

Earthquake: community reconstruction and strengthening

Morelos, Mexico

Nipa's dream to one day establish a training centre

Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

Handmade