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Collective bargaining agreements: an effective tool for worker led action

C&A Foundation is committed to making improved working conditions and wages for every man and woman in the apparel industry a reality. We believe in the power of supply chain transparency through credible, accessible information for systemic change. Change in the industry, howe…

Call for an Evaluation team for an initiative implemented by Solidarity Centre

C&A Foundation seeks an Evaluation Team to undertake an external evaluation of the initiative ‘Research, Advocacy and Action to Combat Gender-Based Violence in the Apparel Sector’ implemented by Solidarity Centre and funded by C&A Foundation. Complete proposals must be submitte…

Fashion Revolution launches 2019 Transparency Index

In a decentralized the industry, chances are many of the clothes we wear have been through more than 20 different pairs of hands, across multiple countries. To ensure all apparel industry workers have decent working conditions, we need credible, accessible and transparent informa…

Simple innovations to support organic cotton farming 

Brazil is the world’ fifth largest producer of cotton. And while smallholder farmers drive the production of organic cotton, it remains less than 1% of total cotton production.  C&A Foundation believes this must change.   We support initiatives that help smallholder organic fa…

Call for an Evaluation Team for a Organic Cotton Initiative in India

C&A Foundation seeks an Evaluation Team for undertaking an external evaluation of the initiative ‘Promotion and Expansion of Organic cotton in the Marginalized and Predominantly Tribal Region of Madhya Pradesh, India’ implemented by Action for Social Advancement and funded by C…

Call for a Consultant Team to Conduct a Delphi Assessment

C&A Foundation’s goal is to transform the fashion industry, placing it on a socially and environmentally sustainable trajectory. Therefore, to plan its next programming cycle for 2020-2025, C&A Foundation seeks a team of consultants for undertaking a Delphi assessment on the su…

C&A Foundation and Fondo Semillas Renew their Partnership

  With the renewal of the partnership between C&A Foundation and Fondo Semillas, grassroots organisations in Mexico will continue to receive support for their work to improve working conditions in the Mexican apparel industry. C&A Foundation and Fondo Semillas have announced…

Launch of Mapped in Bangladesh: a Digital Map of Garment Factories in Bangladesh

The launch Mapped in Bangladesh is a promising milestone for transparency in the Bangladeshi garment sector. This initiative, launched by our partner, BRAC University, digitally maps all export-oriented ready-made garment factories across the Dhaka district of Bangladesh. For…

Pakistan celebrates an important milestone with its first bale of organic cotton

  At C&A Foundation we believe that fashion can be a force for good, and a key to achieving this transformation is the acceleration of sustainable materials, and in particular organic cotton. We are proud to announce that this month, at an AA Cotton Ginning Factory in Sadigaba…

Challenges of home-based workers in India

Tainted Garments: The Exploitation of Women and Girls in India’s Home-based Garment Sector, by the Berkeley Blum Center for Developing Economies, brings a new perspective to the conversation on home-based worker and forced and child labour in India. For us, this is a starting…