Big ideas to
transform the industry

We fund initiatives that have the potential to create long-term change. Click through the list of our current grants to see more.

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Strengthen and expand the ABVTEX Certification Programme, to promote greater legitimacy and credibility for the Programme, and foster greater transparency in the industry.

Aliança Empreendedora Association

Promote decent working relationships in the textile sector with Latin American immigrants, through entrepreneurship.


Develop and implement technology able to trace the production of clothing, ensuring respect for decent working conditions.

Alumni Coppead Associação Dos Ex Alunos Do Instituto Coppead De Admnistração

Increase transparency in the fashion industry through the use of Blockchain.

Alumni Coppead Associação Dos Ex Alunos Do Instituto Coppead De Admnistração

Identify relevant stakeholders to advance transparency in the Brazilian fashion industry: (a) Mapping of the ecosystem of organizations that promote or advocate for more transparency in the private sector and (b) Mapping of stakeholders that oppose transparency.

Associação Direitos Humanos em Rede - CONECTAS

Advocacy for best practices in combating forced labour and the protection of migrant workers.

Brazil Foundation/Womanity Foundation

Create an online platform that maps and analyses the ecosystem of initiatives aimed at women’s empowerment and gender justice.

Brazilian Institute for National Pact to Eradicate Slave Labour

Supporting consolidation of the structure of InPACTO.

CAMI - Migrant Support and Pastoral Centre

 Empower immigrants and their families, in particular involving sewing workshops and informal work activities in the garment sector.

Campanha Nacional pelo Direito à Educação

Advocacy against child labour: an advocacy initiative part of the 100 Million for 100 Million campaign.

CDHIC (Centre for Immigrant Human Rights and Citizenship)

Support the implementation Brazil’s new migration law (No. 13.445) in order to protect the rights of migrant workers, particularly in the apparel supply chain

CDHIC - Centro de Direitos Humanos

Preventing and combating Forced Labour of migrant workers in the fashion industry in the city of Guarulhos, through community strengthening and local advocacy efforts.


Strategic planning and diagnostics of a plan to strengthen and expand cotton production in agroecological consortia in semi-arid regions.


Strengthen and expand sustainable cotton farming in 9 territories of the Brazilian semi-arid region, and development of family-based social organisations.


Support a feasibility study on new business models to engage migrant women workers

Embrapa Algodão

Develop a mobile app for checking, monitoring and supporting decision-making for the sustainable management of agroecological-based cotton cultivation.

ESPLAR Research and Assessment Centre

Increase certified organic cotton production by smallholder farmers for the organic market.


Support for two panel discussions on transparency at the Ethos 2017 Conference.


Build a forum for intersectoral company-employee dialogue to improve working conditions in the denim industry in rural Pernambuco, in the light of SDG8.


Support and train grassroots women rights organizations to empower women garment workers in Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro. Once mobilised and more aware of their rights and their position within the garment industry supply chain, the objective is to mobilise these women so they may articulate demands and actions towards better working conditions.