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Good Fashion Fund to scale innovation

  It takes more than good intentions to make fashion a force for good. And it is no secret that to transform the industry, we need to fundamentally change the way we business. Today, there is a wealth of ideas and innovations able to shake the status quo; however, the capital…

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…

Rio Ethical Fashion promotes dialogue on sustainability in the fashion industry

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was once the site of significant environmental discussions, such as Eco-92 and Rio+20 and was a popular venue for significant sustainability discussions. In June 2019, the city hosted its first big event to create awareness and spread the values of sustain…

Sustainability in the fashion industry: A priority at Intermoda

  Sustainability in fashion and the growing importance in the Mexican fashion industry were two topics covered at the recent edition of Intermoda, an international fashion trade show held at the Guadalajara Expo from 16 to 19 July.   On Thursday, 18 July, the conference featu…

Strengthening communities through more sustainable fashion

A volunteer exchange promotes knowledge sharing in Brazil’s backcountry Getting back to the land, learning about organic cotton from close up, talking with farmers and understanding how this fibre, which is so important for the fashion industry, impacts an entire community. That…

Assessment of Child Labour in the Apparel Industry in Mexico

  For the first time in the Mexican State of Guanajuato, an assessment on child labour in the shoe and apparel industry has been conducted to put child labour on the state agenda. We are proud to announce this initiative is part of a new partnership with the 'Network for Child…

C&A Foundation accepts #OpenForGood Award

We are honoured to announce that last night at the Grantmakers for Effective Organisation (GEO) Learning Conference in Seattle, Washington, C&A Foundation along, with the Ian Potter Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation, received the  prestigious #OpenForGood Award for our comm…

Call for a Data Analyst

C&A Foundation a corporate foundation affiliated to global retailer, C&A.  We were created here to help spark the change that will fundamentally transform the fashion industry.  We give our partners financial support, expertise and networks so they can make the fashion industry…

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…