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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Solidarity Center

Research, advocacy, and action to combat gender based violence in the apparel sector.

Solidarity Center Afl Cio

Promoting Women's Labour and Human Rights in Brazilian Garment Sector Unions.

Sourcemap Inc.

Develop a global map of apparel factories with the aim of becoming the go-to source on supply chain relationships, collating disparate factory lists into one central, open-source map, listing factory names, address and affiliations. 

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

Asses the needs of displaced workers in Hazaribagh, Bangladesh after the government closed down tanneries. 

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Established a Policy Hub on Circular Economy in the Apparel and Footwear Industry between multiple organisations, including Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Global Fashion Agenda and Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Support the creation of a five-year strategic plan for the Social and Labour Convergence Project.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Improve the Higg Material Sustainability Index (Higg MSI), to help product designers to make better, less impactful choices at the product development stage.

Sustainable Brands

Support for the sustainable fashion hub, giving visibility to the issue and to our partners. Discussions on: Trends (Malha, Sustainable Fashion Lab, Gender and Blockchain).

TechnoServe Inc.

Investigate the potential for a viable and thriving organic cotton sector in Tanzania.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Expand rehabilitation services for former bonded labourers, and carry out advocacy India.

Terre des hommes Deutschland

Improve the livelihoods of migrant cotton workers in India.

Textile Exchange

Strengthen the ability of Textile Exchange to collect and disseminate data on organic cotton supply and demand.

The Ex'tax Project Foundation

Assess if putting a price on pollution and resource-use in Bangladesh is feasible and beneficial for the people of Bangladesh.

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law

Designed and launched the "Living Wage Innovation Challenge" to identify and support new ways to address unjust wages in the apparel sector.

The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law

Support the professional facilitation required to launch a new multi-stakeholder initiative to improve factory working conditions.

Thinkstep Sustainability Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Conduct a lifecycle assessment of Better Cotton, organic and conventional cotton cultivation systems in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Increase awareness of forced labour and human trafficking through media advocacy and training of journalist to cover the issues in India.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Support of in-depth investigative reporting on modern slavery and human trafficking and also on the training of local journalists on the topic, scaling its impact and reach across six countries and their regions.

Transparentem

Increase transparecny in the apparel industry supply chains and as a result spur the eradication of human and environmental abuses.

UN Women Brazil

Strengthen the UNA Platform in its objective to map organisations and initiatives that work with women's rights to expand their links and enhance the strategic vision of the ecosystem, and increase their effectiveness in the long term.